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ChineseEdit

ox; cow; bull ford
simp. and trad.
(牛津)

Etymology 1Edit

Calque of English Oxford.

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

牛津

  1. () Oxford (city)
  2. (大學) University of Oxford
    牛津英語詞典 / 牛津英语词典  ―  Niújīn Yīngyǔ Cídiǎn  ―  Oxford English Dictionary

Etymology 2Edit

From the Chinese folktale of the Cowherd and the Weaver Girl.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (31) (13)
Final () (136) (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɨu/ /t͡siɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋiu/ /t͡sin/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiəu/ /t͡sjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋuw/ /t͡sin/
Li
Rong
/ŋiu/ /t͡siĕn/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭəu/ /t͡sĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯ə̯u/ /t͡si̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jīn

NounEdit

牛津

  1. (literary) Milky Way