ChineseEdit

beacon fire
 
fire; angry; fierce
fire; angry; fierce; fiery; thriving
simp. and trad.
(烽火)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (2) (32)
Final () (7) (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰɨoŋ/ /huɑX/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰioŋ/ /huɑX/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰioŋ/ /xuɑX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰuawŋ/ /hwaX/
Li
Rong
/pʰioŋ/ /xuɑX/
Wang
Li
/pʰĭwoŋ/ /xuɑX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰi̯woŋ/ /xuɑX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fēng huǒ
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huǒ
Middle
Chinese
‹ xwaX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[qʷʰ]ˁəjʔ/
English fire

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. 3228 5540
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰoŋ/ /*qʰʷaːlʔ/

NounEdit

烽火

  1. signal-fire used in ancient China to warn of an approaching enemy
  2. (figuratively) war; conflict

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
のろし
Hyōgaiji Grade: 1
Irregular

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

烽火(のろし) (noroshi

  1. smoke signal, skyrocket

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

烽火 (bonghwa) (hangeul 봉화)

  1. Hanja form? of 봉화 (signal fire).