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ChineseEdit

 
alone; independent; single; sole; only
husband; man
trad. (獨夫)
simp. (独夫)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/2
Initial () (7) (1)
Final () (3) (24)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/duk̚/ /pɨo/
Pan
Wuyun
/duk̚/ /pio/
Shao
Rongfen
/duk̚/ /pio/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dəwk̚/ /puə̆/
Li
Rong
/duk̚/ /pio/
Wang
Li
/duk̚/ /pĭu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱuk̚/ /pi̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ duwk › ‹ pju ›
Old
Chinese
/*[d]ˁok/ /*p(r)a/
English alone; only man

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 1/2
No. 11818 3274
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*doːɡ/ /*pa/

NounEdit

獨夫

  1. ruthless ruler who has lost the people's support; tyrant; autocrat
  2. (literary) bachelor; widower

Derived termsEdit