See also: 寻常

ChineseEdit

length unit equal to 8 chi length unit equal to 16 chi
trad. (尋常)
simp. (寻常)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (17) (25)
Final () (139) (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ziɪm/ /d͡ʑɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/zim/ /d͡ʑiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/zjem/ /d͡ʑiɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/zim/ /d͡ʑɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/ziəm/ /ʑiaŋ/
Wang
Li
/zĭĕm/ /ʑĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/zi̯əm/ /ʑi̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xín cháng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xún cháng
Middle
Chinese
‹ zim › ‹ dzyang ›
Old
Chinese
/*sə-l[ə]m/ /*[d]aŋ/
English measure of 8 chǐ 尺 constant

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. 14127 11152
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ljum/ /*djaŋ/
Notes

AdjectiveEdit

尋常

  1. ordinary; common
    超乎尋常 / 超乎寻常  ―  chāohū xúncháng  ―  to be extraordinary; to be exceptional
  2. (Classical Chinese) short (in distance)

SynonymsEdit

  • (ordinary):

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (尋常):
  • Japanese: (じん)(じょう) (jinjō)
  • Korean: 심상 (尋常, simsang)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

(じん)(じょう) (jinjō-na (adnominal (じん)(じょう) (jinjō na), adverbial (じん)(じょう) (jinjō ni))

  1. ordinary, common
  2. pleasant, graceful
  3. fair, sportsmanlike

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

(じん)(じょう) (jinjō

  1. commonness
  2. grace
  3. fairness

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

尋常

  1. Hán tự form of tầm thường (commonplace; mediocre; trivial; ordinary).