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flourishing; to hold; contain; to ladle; pick up with a utensil; surname
summer; Xia (proper name)
simp. and trad.
(盛夏)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2 2/2
Initial () (25) (33)
Final () (121) (98)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ʑiᴇŋH/ /ɦˠaH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ʑiɛŋH/ /ɦᵚaH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑiæŋH/ /ɣaH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡ʑiajŋH/ /ɦaɨH/
Li
Rong
/ʑiɛŋH/ /ɣaH/
Wang
Li
/ʑĭɛŋH/ /ɣaH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʑi̯ɛŋH/ /ɣaH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shèng xià
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shèng xià
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzyengH › ‹ H ›
Old
Chinese
/*[d]eŋ-s/ /*[ɡ]ˁraʔ/ (~ *[ɡ]ˁraʔ-s)
English full, abundant summer

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 # 2/2 2/2
No. 1425 13454
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*djeŋs/ /*ɡraːs/

NounEdit

盛夏

  1. midsummer