Chinese

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palace; uterus punishment
trad. (宮刑)
simp. (宫刑)
 
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Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (33)
Final () (2) (125)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III IV
Fanqie
Baxter kjuwng heng
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨuŋ/ /ɦeŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiuŋ/ /ɦeŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiuŋ/ /ɣɛŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kuwŋ/ /ɦɛjŋ/
Li
Rong
/kiuŋ/ /ɣeŋ/
Wang
Li
/kĭuŋ/ /ɣieŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯uŋ/ /ɣieŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiōng xíng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gung1 jing4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
gōng xíng xíng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjuwng › ‹ heng › ‹ heng ›
Old
Chinese
/*k(r)uŋ/ /*[ɢ]ˁeŋ/ /*[ɢ]ˁeŋ/
English dwelling; palace; note of scale punish(ment) model, form

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 # 1/1 1/1
No. 4147 6861
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kuŋ/ /*ɡeːŋ/

Noun

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宮刑

  1. (historical) castration (as a form of punishment)
    Synonym: 腐刑 (fǔxíng)

Descendants

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Sino-Xenic (宮刑):