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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +19, 22 strokes, cangjie input 女火女 (VFV), four-corner 22401, composition)

  1. lovely, beautiful
  2. docile, obedient

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 274, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6912
  • Dae Jaweon: page 542, character 41
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1091, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5B4C

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (37) (37)
Final () (78) (78)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liuᴇnX/ /liuᴇnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/lʷiɛnX/ /lʷiɛnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljuænX/ /ljuænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lwianX/ /lwianH/
Li
Rong
/liuɛnX/ /liuɛnH/
Wang
Li
/lĭwɛnX/ /lĭwɛnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯wɛnX/ /li̯wɛnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
luǎn luàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
liàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ ljwenX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]onʔ/
English beautiful

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
No. 8631 8633
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*b·ronʔ/ /*b·rons/
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