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big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
summer; Xia (proper name)
simp. and trad.
(大夏)

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/2
Initial () (7) (7) (33)
Final () (25) (94) (98)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I I II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɦˠaX/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɦᵚaX/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dajH/ /daH/ /ɦaɨX/
Li
Rong
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaX/
Wang
Li
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑiH/ /dʱɑH/ /ɣaX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dài duò xià
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xià
Middle
Chinese
‹ daH › ‹ dajH › ‹ X ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˁat-s/ (MC F!) /*lˁa[t]-s/ /*[ɢ]ˁraʔ/
English big big great; pertaining to Chinese civilization

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 # 1/2 2/2 1/2
No. 1934 1939 13452
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːds/ /*daːds/ /*ɡraːʔ/

NounEdit

大夏

  1. a type of dance in Zhou dynasty
  2. Alternative form of 大廈大厦 (dàshà).

Proper nounEdit

大夏

  1. Xia dynasty
  2. Xia (Sixteen Kingdoms)
  3. Alternative name for 西夏 (Xīxià).

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 2/2
Initial () (7) (7) (33)
Final () (25) (94) (98)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I I II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɦˠaH/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɦᵚaH/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dajH/ /daH/ /ɦaɨH/
Li
Rong
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaH/
Wang
Li
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑiH/ /dʱɑH/ /ɣaH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dài duò xià
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xià
Middle
Chinese
‹ daH › ‹ dajH › ‹ H ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˁat-s/ (MC F!) /*lˁa[t]-s/ /*[ɡ]ˁraʔ/ (~ *[ɡ]ˁraʔ-s)
English big big summer

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 # 1/2 2/2 2/2
No. 1934 1939 13454
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːds/ /*daːds/ /*ɡraːs/

NounEdit

大夏

  1. summer

Etymology 3Edit

 
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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/2
Initial () (7) (7) (33)
Final () (25) (94) (98)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I I II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɦˠaX/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɦᵚaX/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dajH/ /daH/ /ɦaɨX/
Li
Rong
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaX/
Wang
Li
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /ɣaX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑiH/ /dʱɑH/ /ɣaX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dài duò xià
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xià
Middle
Chinese
‹ daH › ‹ dajH › ‹ X ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˁat-s/ (MC F!) /*lˁa[t]-s/ /*[ɢ]ˁraʔ/
English big big great; pertaining to Chinese civilization

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 # 1/2 2/2 1/2
No. 1934 1939 13452
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːds/ /*daːds/ /*ɡraːʔ/

Proper nounEdit

大夏

  1. Bactria