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flat; level; equal; to make the same score; to tie; to draw; calm; peaceful
 
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
to go; to leave; to remove to enter
simp. and trad.
(平上去入)
 
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NounEdit

平上去入

  1. (Chinese phonetics) the four tones of Middle Chinese: level, rising, departing and checked

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (平上去入):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひょう
Grade: 3
じょう
Grade: 1
きょ
Grade: 3
にゅう
Grade: 1
kan’yōon goon kan’on goon

EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin 平上去入 (píngshǎngqùrù).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

平上去入 (hiragana ひょうじょうきょにゅう, rōmaji hyōjōkyonyū, historical hiragana ひやうじやうきよにふ)

  1. (phonetics) the four tones of Middle Chinese:
    1. 平声 (hyōshō, level tone)
    2. 上声 (jōshō, rising tone)
    3. 去声 (kyoshō, departing tone)
    4. 入声 (nisshō, checked tone)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN