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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit



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 Chongniu III
Fanqie
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

AdjectiveEdit

太陰

  1. lunar

NounEdit

太陰

  1. the moon (largest natural satellite of planet Earth)

SynonymsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

太陰 (hiragana たいいん, rōmaji taiin)

  1. great yin,
  2. the moon
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

From Middle Chinese 太陰. The goon reading, so likely the initial borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

太陰 (hiragana たいおん, rōmaji Taion)

  1. short for 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 notesEdit

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

Etymology 3Edit

 
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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.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

太陰 (hiragana だいおん, rōmaji Daion)

  1. short for 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

ReferencesEdit

  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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

太陰 (taeeum) (hangeul 태음)

  1. Hanja form? of 태음 (the moon).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

太陰

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