See also: 太阴

Chinese edit

 
too (much); very; extremely
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest
 
(of weather) overcast; Yin; feminine
(of weather) overcast; Yin; feminine; moon; cloudy; negative (electric.); shady
trad. (太陰)
simp. (太阴)

Pronunciation edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (6) (34)
Final () (25) (140)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Baxter thajH 'im
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰɑiH/ /ʔˠiɪm/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰɑiH/ /ʔᵚim/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɑiH/ /ʔiem/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰajH/ /ʔjim/
Li
Rong
/tʰɑiH/ /ʔjəm/
Wang
Li
/tʰɑiH/ /ĭĕm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰɑiH/ /ʔi̯əm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tài yīn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
taai3 jam1

Adjective edit

太陰

  1. lunar

Noun edit

太陰

  1. (literary or dialectal) the moon (largest natural satellite of planet Earth)
  2. (I Ching) greater yin ()

Synonyms edit

See also edit

Japanese edit

Etymology 1 edit

 
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太陰 (taiin): the moon.
Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
いん
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 太陰 (tʰɑiᴴ ʔˠiɪm, the moon, literally great dark, great yin). Compare 太陽 (taiyō, the sun, literally great light, great yang). The kan'on reading, so either a later borrowing or a later development within Japan.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(たい)(いん) (taiin

  1. great yin,
  2. the moon
Synonyms edit
Antonyms edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
おん
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 太陰 (tʰɑiH ʔˠiɪm). The goon reading, so likely the initial borrowing.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

(たい)(おん) (Taion

  1. Clipping of 太陰神(たいおんじん) (Taionjin): goddess of the moon and one of the eight central gods in the Onmyōdō religion
Usage notes edit

This reading appears to be less common than Daion below.[1][2][3]

Etymology 3 edit

 
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太陰 (Daion): the Onmyōdō moon goddess.
Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 2
おん
Grade: S
on’yomi

Sound shift from Taion above, replacing the standard goon and kan'on reading of tai for with the kan'yōon of dai.[2] Probably influenced by the dai reading of the character , which is also sometimes used to spell this name, as seen in the illustration at right.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

(だい)(おん) (Daion

  1. Clipping of 太陰神(だいおんじん) (Daionjin): goddess of the moon and one of the eight central gods in the Onmyōdō religion

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

太陰 (taeeum) (hangeul 태음)

  1. Hanja form? of 태음 (the moon).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit

太陰

  1. chữ Hán form of thái âm (the moon).