翡翠

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ChineseEdit

Chinese jadeite buttons.
green jade; kingfisher bluish-green; green jade
simp. and trad.
(翡翠)

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (翡翠, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bʉiH/ /bʱwe̯iH/ /biuəiH/ /bʷɨiH/ /bujH/ /bĭwəiH/ /biuəiH/
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (14)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰiuɪH/ /t͡sʰwiH/ /t͡sʰuiH/ /t͡sʰʷiH/ /t͡sʰwiH/ /t͡sʰwiH/ /t͡sʰjuɪH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (翡翠, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3113 1 𥝋 /*bɯls/ 沸原由涕校改
17944 2 /*sʰuds/

NounEdit

翡翠

  1. jadeite
  2. kingfisher

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (翡翠):

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
すい
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

翡翠 ‎(hiragana ひすい, romaji hisui)

  1. jade (gem)
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Jinmeiyō
Irregular
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Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) わせみ [kàwásémí] (Heiban - [0])
  • IPA(key): [ka̠ɰᵝa̠se̞mi]

NounEdit

翡翠 ‎(hiragana かわせみ, katakana カワセミ, romaji kawasemi, historical hiragana かはせみ)

  1. a common kingfisher
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