ChineseEdit

feather hair; fur; one tenth of a yuan or dollar
simp. and trad.
(羽毛)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2
Initial () (35) (4)
Final () (24) (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦɨoX/ /mɑu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦioX/ /mɑu/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣioX/ /mɑu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuə̆X/ /maw/
Li
Rong
/ɣioX/ /mɑu/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭuX/ /mɑu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯uX/ /mɑu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
máo
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
máo
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjuX › ‹ maw ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷ(r)aʔ/ /*C.mˁaw/
English feather, wing hair

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 1/2
No. 15946 8780
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷaʔ/ /*maːw/

NounEdit

羽毛

  1. feather; plumage
  2. (literary, figuratively) reputation; fame; prestige

SynonymsEdit

  • (reputation):

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (羽毛):
  • Japanese: ()(もう) (umō)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
もう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

NounEdit

()(もう) (umō

  1. feathers, plumage