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comet star; satellite; small amount
simp. and trad.
(孛星)
anagram 星孛

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Initial () (3) (3) (16)
Final () (42) (56) (125)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed Open
Division () I I IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buʌiH/ /buət̚/ /seŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/buoiH/ /buot̚/ /seŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/buɒiH/ /buət̚/ /sɛŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bwəjH/ /bwət̚/ /sɛjŋ/
Li
Rong
/buᴀiH/ /buət̚/ /seŋ/
Wang
Li
/buɒiH/ /buət̚/ /sieŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuɑ̆iH/ /bʱuət̚/ /sieŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bèi xīng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
bèi xīng
Middle
Chinese
‹ bwojH › ‹ bwot › ‹ seng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ˁ[u]t-s/ /*[b]ˁ[u]t/ /*s-tsʰˁeŋ/
English comet comet star

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 1/1
No. 970 982 11371
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*bɯːds/ /*bɯːd/ /*sleːŋ/
Notes

NounEdit

孛星

  1. (archaic) comet, or a type of comet
  2. (archaic, figuratively, astrology) ominous star