ChineseEdit

phonetic
trad. (叵羅)
simp. (叵罗)
alternative forms 頗羅颇罗
破羅破罗
不落

EtymologyEdit

A medieval loanword of Iranian origin. Yu (2012) cites Persian پدرود(padrōd, bowl?) and Sogdian [script needed] (patrōδ) as potential sources. Also compare Khotanese phalau (flat dish; bowl), Hindi प्याला (pyālā, cup).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (2) (37)
Final () (95) (94)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰuɑX/ /lɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰuɑX/ /lɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰuɑX/ /lɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰwaX/ /la/
Li
Rong
/pʰuɑX/ /lɑ/
Wang
Li
/pʰuɑX/ /lɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰuɑX/ /lɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
luó

NounEdit

叵羅

  1. (literary, historical) shallow, wide-mouthed drinking vessel from the Western Regions; (in general) alcohol cup

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