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lotus lotus
simp. and trad.
(芙蓉)
alt. forms 夫容
 
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芙蓉 (1).

EtymologyEdit

Possibly derived from a word meaning “to blossom”; compare 敷榮敷荣 (fūróng, “to blossom”) (Zhang and Shen, 2014).

Pronunciation 1Edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (3) (36)
Final () (24) (7)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bɨo/ /jɨoŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/bio/ /jioŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/bio/ /ioŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buə̆/ /juawŋ/
Li
Rong
/bio/ /ioŋ/
Wang
Li
/bĭu/ /jĭwoŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯u/ /i̯woŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yóng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 3283 4287
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ba/ /*loŋ/
Notes

NounEdit

芙蓉

  1. cotton rose; hibiscus (Hibiscus mutabilis)
    芰荷以為芙蓉以為 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    芰荷以为芙蓉以为 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: The Verses of Chu, 4th century BCE – 2nd century CE
    Zhì jìhé yǐwéi yī xī, jí fúróng yǐwéi shāng. [Pinyin]
    I fashioned the flowers of the water-caltrops and lotus to adorn my upper garment; I collected those of the hibiscus for my lower one.
  2. Alternative term for 荷花 (héhuā, “lotus”).
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

芙蓉

  1. () Furong District, Changsha, Hunan Province, China
  2. () Seremban (Fu Yong), capital of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Pronunciation 2Edit


Proper nounEdit

芙蓉

  1. Alternative term for 梅山 (“Meishan Town, Nan'an, Fujian”).