星期五

CantoneseEdit

星期 (week) + (five)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɪŋ˥ kʰeɪ˧˩ ŋ̩˩˧/, also IPA(key): /sɪŋ˥ kʰeɪ˧˩ m̩˩˧/

VerbEdit

星期五 (traditional, Jyutping sing1 kei4 ng5 or sing1 kei4 m5)

  1. Friday

Usage notesEdit

  • Pronouncing 五 as m instead of ng is chiefly regarded as a lazy pronunciation which is very influenced in Hong Kong.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.
星期

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Mainland)
Pinyin xīngqī wǔ
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄥ ㄑㄧ ㄨˇ
IPA (key) /ɕiŋ⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi⁵⁵ u²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Taiwan)
Pinyin xīngqí wǔ
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄥ ㄑㄧˊ ㄨˇ
IPA (key) /ɕiŋ⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi³⁵ u²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

星期五 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xīngqīwǔ or xīngqíwǔ)

  1. Friday
Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 06:13