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ChineseEdit

to ridicule; ridicule; mock laugh; smile
simp. and trad.
(嘲笑)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (9) (16)
Final () (90) (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈˠau/ /siᴇuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈᵚau/ /siɛuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶau/ /sjæuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈaɨw/ /siawH/
Li
Rong
/ȶau/ /siɛuH/
Wang
Li
/ȶau/ /sĭɛuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶau/ /si̯ɛuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhāo xiào

VerbEdit

嘲笑

  1. to laugh at; to deride; to jeer; to mock; to ridicule

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: S
しょう
Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

/teusau/ → */t͡ɕeusau//t͡ɕoːsɔː//t͡ɕoːsoː/

From Middle Chinese 嘲笑 (MC ʈˠau siᴇuH).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

嘲笑 (hiragana ちょうしょう, rōmaji chōshō, historical hiragana てうせう)

  1. a sneer
  2. ridicule

VerbEdit

嘲笑する (transitive, hiragana ちょうしょうする, rōmaji chōshō suru, historical hiragana てうせうする)

  1. to sneer at something
  2. to ridicule something

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN