ChineseEdit

hamadryad baboon hamadryad baboon
simp. and trad.
(狒狒)
 
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EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “When and where was it first assigned the meaning "baboon"? Influenced by which foreign language if any? English baboon? French babouin?”

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bʉiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷɨiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/biuəiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bujH/
Li
Rong
/biuəiH/
Wang
Li
/bĭwəiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱwe̯iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fèi
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 3308
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
𥝋
Old
Chinese
/*buds/
Notes

NounEdit

狒狒

  1. baboon
  2. (archaic, Chinese mythology) name of a monster mentioned in the Erya (爾雅)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

狒狒(ひひ) (hihi

  1. Alternative spelling of 狒々 (Japanese monkey-like yokai)
  2. Alternative spelling of 狒々 (baboon)