See also: 昆虫

ChineseEdit

many; numerous; swarming animal; insect
trad. (昆蟲)
simp. (昆虫)
alternative forms 䖵蟲䖵虫

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (28) (11)
Final () (55) (2)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuən/ /ɖɨuŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuon/ /ɖiuŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuən/ /ȡiuŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwən/ /ɖuwŋ/
Li
Rong
/kuən/ /ȡiuŋ/
Wang
Li
/kuən/ /ȡĭuŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuən/ /ȡʱi̯uŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gūn chóng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kūn chóng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwon › ‹ drjuwng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ˁu[n]/ /*C.lruŋ/
English elder brother insect

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 1/2
No. 7519 1506
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kuːn/ /*l'uŋ/
Notes

NounEdit

昆蟲

  1. insect

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: S
ちゅう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

昆蟲(こんちゅう) (konchū (kyūjitai, shinjitai 昆虫)

  1. insect

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

昆蟲 (gonchung) (hangeul 곤충)

  1. Hanja form? of 곤충 (insect).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

昆蟲

  1. Hán tự form of côn trùng (insect).