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ordinary
 
how much; how many; several; a few; almost
trad. (庶幾)
simp. (庶几)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/4
Initial () (26) (28)
Final () (22) (20)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɕɨʌH/ /kɨi/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɕiɔH/ /kɨi/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiɔH/ /kiəi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɕɨə̆H/ /kɨj/
Li
Rong
/ɕiɔH/ /kiəi/
Wang
Li
/ɕĭoH/ /kĭəi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɕi̯woH/ /ke̯i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shù
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shù
Middle
Chinese
‹ syoH › ‹ kjɨj ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-tak-s/ /*kəj/
English numerous; commoner small; almost

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 1/4
No. 11905 5795
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*hljaɡs/ /*kɯl/
Notes

AdjectiveEdit

庶幾

  1. (literary) similar; about the same
    Synonyms: 差不多 (chàbuduō)

AdverbEdit

庶幾

  1. (literary) perhaps; maybe
    Synonyms: 或許或许 (huòxǔ), 也許也许 (yěxǔ)

VerbEdit

庶幾

  1. (literary) to wish
    Synonyms: 但願但愿 (dànyuàn)