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big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
name of an emperor
simp. and trad.
(大禹)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (7) (35)
Final () (25) (24)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑiH/ /ɦɨoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑiH/ /ɦioX/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑiH/ /ɣioX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dajH/ /ɦuə̆X/
Li
Rong
/dɑiH/ /ɣioX/
Wang
Li
/dɑiH/ /ɣĭuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑiH/ /i̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dài
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ dajH › ‹ hjuX ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˤa[t]-s/ /*[ɢ]ʷ(r)aʔ/
English big insect; proper name

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 1/1
No. 1934 15960
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːds/ /*ɢʷaʔ/

Proper nounEdit

大禹

  1. Yu the Great, legendary ruler in ancient China, famed for introducing flood control and founding the Xia Dynasty