ChineseEdit

soar; hover soar
simp. and trad.
(翱翔)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (31) (17)
Final () (89) (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɑu/ /zɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɑu/ /ziɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑu/ /ziɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaw/ /zɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/ŋɑu/ /ziaŋ/
Wang
Li
/ŋɑu/ /zĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɑu/ /zi̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
áo xiáng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ zjang ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.[ɢ]aŋ/
English fly back and forth; soar

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 # 1/1 1/1
No. 3788 14526
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋuː/ /*ljaŋ/

VerbEdit

翱翔

  1. to soar; to hover

SynonymsEdit