See also: 四聲

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 四聲 (“the four tones of Middle Chinese; etc.”).
(This term, 四声, is the simplified form of 四聲.)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
しょう
Grade: 2
goon
Alternative spelling
四聲 (kyūjitai)
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 2
kan’on
Alternative spelling
四聲 (kyūjitai)

EtymologyEdit

Middle Chinese 四聲

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(せい) or ()(しょう) (shisei or shishō

  1. (Chinese phonetics, of Middle Chinese) the four tones

See alsoEdit

The tones (of Chinese) in Japanese · 声調(せいちょう) (seichō) (layout · text)
平仄(ひょうそく) (hyōsoku) 平声(ひょうしょう) (hyōshō) 仄声(そくせい) (sokusei)
四声(しせい) (shisei)
平上去入(ひょうじょうきょにゅう) (hyōjōkyonyū)
平声(ひょうしょう) (hyōshō) 上声(じょうしょう) (jōshō) 去声(きょしょう) (kyoshō) 入声(にっしょう) (nisshō)
[Term?] [Term?] ꜀◌ ꜂◌ ◌꜄ ◌꜆
[Term?] ◌〪 ◌〫 ◌〬 ◌〭
[Term?] ◌〮 ◌〯
-X -H -p -t -k (-ʔ)
[Term?] [Term?] [Term?] [Term?] [Term?] [Term?] [Term?] [Term?] [Term?]
[Term?] [Term?]
[Term?] [Term?] ꜀◌ ꜁◌ ꜂◌ ꜃◌ ◌꜄ ◌꜅ ◌꜆ ◌꜇
The tones (of Standard Mandarin) in Japanese · 声調(せいちょう) (seichō) (layout · text)
四声(しせい) (shisei) 第一声(だいいっせい) (daīssei) 第二声(だいにせい) (dainisei) 第三声(だいさんせい) (daisansei) 第四声(だいよんせい) (daiyonsei) 軽声(けいせい) (keisei)