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ChineseEdit

forest woods; forest
simp. and trad.
(森林)

EtymologyEdit

The two characters are cognate; see (lín) for more.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (21) (37)
Final () (140) (139)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () Chongniu III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃˠiɪm/ /liɪm/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃᵚim/ /lim/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃiem/ /ljem/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂjim/ /lim/
Li
Rong
/ʃjəm/ /liəm/
Wang
Li
/ʃĭĕm/ /lĭĕm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi̯əm/ /li̯əm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shēn lín
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
sēn lín
Middle
Chinese
‹ srim › ‹ lim ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.rəm/ /*[r]əm/
English dense trees forest

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. 11003 8165
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*srɯm/ /*ɡ·rɯm/

NounEdit

森林 (classifier (piàn))

  1. forest

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (森林):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 1
りん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

森林 ‎(hiragana しんりん, romaji shinrin)

  1. forest, timber

Derived termsEdit

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