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simp. and trad.
(匍匐)
variant forms 匍伏

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2 2/2
Initial () (3) (3) (3)
Final () (23) (4) (131)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buo/ /bɨuk̚/ /bək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/buo/ /biuk̚/ /bək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/bo/ /biuk̚/ /bək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bɔ/ /buwk̚/ /bək̚/
Li
Rong
/bo/ /biuk̚/ /bək̚/
Wang
Li
/bu/ /bĭuk̚/ /bək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuo/ /bʱi̯uk̚/ /bʱək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ bu › ‹ bjuwk › ‹ bok ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ˁa/ /*[b]ək/ /*[b]ˁək/ (< *[b]ˁuk ?)
English crawl crawl (bu.bjuwk) crawl

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2 2/2
No. 3436 3377 3406
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baː/ /*bɯːɡ/ /*bɯɡ/

VerbEdit

匍匐

  1. to crawl; to creep
  2. to lie prostrate
  3. to trail; to creep (of plants)

SynonymsEdit