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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
BaxterSagart 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. (biology) organism; living being; lifeform (Classifier: )
  2. biology (study of all life or living matter)

SynonymsEdit

  • (organism):

AntonymsEdit

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
 生物 on Japanese Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

生物 (hiragana せいぶつ, rōmaji seibutsu)

  1. an organism; a life form
    Synonym: 生き物 (ikimono)

See alsoEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

生物 (saengmul) (hangeul 생물)

  1. Hanja form? of 생물 (organism).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

生物

  1. Hán tự form of sinh vật (organism).