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Contents

ChineseEdit

stingy stingy
trad. (吝嗇)
simp. (吝啬)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (37) (21)
Final () (43) (134)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liɪnH/ /ʃɨk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/linH/ /ʃɨk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljenH/ /ʃiek̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/linH/ /ʂik̚/
Li
Rong
/liĕnH/ /ʃiək̚/
Wang
Li
/lĭĕnH/ /ʃĭək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ĕnH/ /ʂi̯ək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lìn she
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lìn
Middle
Chinese
‹ linH › ‹ srik ›
Old
Chinese
/*mə.rə[n]-s/ /*s.rək/
English stingy reap

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 1/1
No. 8230 10992
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*m·rins/ /*srɯɡ/
Notes

AdjectiveEdit

吝嗇

  1. stingy; miserly

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

吝嗇 (-na inflection, hiragana りんしょく, rōmaji rinshoku)

  1. stingy

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

吝嗇 (hiragana りんしょく, rōmaji rinshoku)

  1. miserliness, stinginess
  2. miser

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

吝嗇 (insaek) (hangeul 인색)

  1. Hanja form? of 인색, “miserliness, stinginess”.