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ChineseEdit

tree; wood orchid
trad. (木蘭)
simp. (木兰)
 
Wikipedia has articles on:
木蘭 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Magnolia liliiflora (English)
 
A blooming lily magnolia

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (37)
Final () (3) (61)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/məwk̚/ /lan/
Li
Rong
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Wang
Li
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lán
Middle
Chinese
‹ muwk › ‹ lan ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.mˤok/ /*k.rˤan/
English tree, wood orchid

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 1/1
No. 9327 6119
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*moːɡ/ /*ɡ·raːn/

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

木蘭

  1. (botany) red or lily magnolia (Magnolia liliiflora)
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

木蘭

  1. (Chinese legend) Mulan (a legendary female warrior, usually given the surname Hua )
  2. () Mulan County (a county of Harbin, Heilongjiang)
  3. () Mulan River (a watercourse of central Fujian which enters the Taiwan Strait in Putian's Hanjiang District)

Etymology 2Edit

 
Wikipedia has an article on:

Borrowing from Manchu ᠮᡠᡵᠠᠨ (muran).

Proper nounEdit

木蘭

  1. (historical) A place for emperors to hunt in Hebei province.