TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(cattle) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 93 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹手心 (HQP), four-corner 21510, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 697, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19925
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1109, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1800, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+725D

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (牝), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 扶履切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/biɪX/ /bʱiX/ /biX/ /biX/ /biX/ /biX/ /bjɪX/
Character (牝), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 眞
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 毗忍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/biɪnX/ /bʱi̯ĕnX/ /biĕnX/ /binX/ /binX/ /bĭĕnX/ /bjenX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
pìn ‹ bjijX › /*[b]irʔ (dialect: *-r > *-j)/ female of animals
pìn ‹ bjinX › /*[b]irʔ/ female of animals

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
489 2 /*bilʔ/
490 2 /*binʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. female of species
  2. deep gorge

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(bin) (hangeul , revised bin, McCune-Reischauer pin, Yale pin)

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VietnameseEdit

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