生物

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ChineseEdit

 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
thing; object; matter
simp. and trad.
(生物)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (21) (4)
Final () (109) (60)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () II III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃɣæŋ/ /mɨut̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃɯaŋ/ /miut̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃaŋ/ /miuət̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂaɨjŋ/ /mut̚/
Li
Rong
/ʃɐŋ/ /miuət̚/
Wang
Li
/ʃɐŋ/ /mĭuət̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂɐŋ/ /mi̯uət̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shēng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shēng
Middle
Chinese
‹ sræng › ‹ mjut ›
Old
Chinese
/*sreŋ (MC srj- > sr-; or *s.reŋ ?)/ /*C.mut/
English bear, be born; live thing

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 # 1/2 1/1
No. 11312 13218
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sʰleːŋ/ /*mɯd/

NounEdit

生物

  1. organism; living being; life form   (Classifier: )
  2. biology
  3. (Magic: The Gathering) creature   (Classifier: )

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

生物

  1. (attributive) biological; bio-

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (生物):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
ぶつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

生物 ‎(hiragana せいぶつ, romaji seibutsu)

  1. organism, creature

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
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