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to support with hand; to help sb. up; to help shake; to rock
trad. (扶搖)
simp. (扶摇)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Initial () (3) (1) (36)
Final () (24) (24) (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed Open
Division () III III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bɨo/ /pɨo/ /jiᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/bio/ /pio/ /jiɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/bio/ /pio/ /jæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buə̆/ /puə̆/ /jiaw/
Li
Rong
/bio/ /pio/ /iɛu/
Wang
Li
/bĭu/ /pĭu/ /jĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯u/ /pi̯u/ /i̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yáo
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yáo
Middle
Chinese
‹ bju › ‹ bju › ‹ yew ›
Old
Chinese
/*m-[p](r)a/ /*m-[p](r)a/ /*law/
English crawl assist shake

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 1/2 2/2
No. 3276 3280 14703 14704
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 2 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pa/ /*ba/ /*lews/ /*lew/

NounEdit

扶搖

  1. (literary) a violent, upward-whirling storm wind
  2. (literary, Chinese mythology) the name of a mythical tree

VerbEdit

扶搖

  1. (literary) to soar up; to spiral up

Derived termsEdit