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ChineseEdit

spider spider
simp. and trad.
(蜘蛛)
alt. forms 鼅鼄 obsolete
 
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蜘蛛

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (9) (9)
Final () (11) (24)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈiᴇ/ /ʈɨo/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈiɛ/ /ʈio/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶjɛ/ /ȶio/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈiə̆/ /ʈuə̆/
Li
Rong
/ȶie/ /ȶio/
Wang
Li
/ȶǐe/ /ȶĭu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶie̯/ /ȶi̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zh- zhū
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhī zhū
Middle
Chinese
‹ trje › ‹ trju ›
Old
Chinese
/*tre/ /*tro/
English *tre.tro spider *tre-tro spider

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. 11496 17564
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*te/ /*to/
Notes

NounEdit

蜘蛛

  1. spider

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 蜘蛛 (“spider”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 蜘蛛鼄蝥 QJ蠾蝓 ZW蝳蜍 NY社公 Q
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蜘蛛
Taxonomic name 蜘蛛
Mandarin Beijing 蛛蛛
Taiwan 蜘蛛
Jinan 阿郎蛛子
Xi'an 蛛蛛
Wuhan 蜘蛛
Chengdu 蜘蛛
Yangzhou 蜘蛛
Hefei 蜘蛛
Cantonese Guangzhou 蠄蟧
Hong Kong 蠄蟧蜘蛛
Taishan 蠄蟧
Yangjiang 蠄蟧
Gan Nanchang 蝃蛛蝃蛛子
Hakka Meixian 蝲䗁
Xingning 蝲䗁
Huidong (Huizhou) 蝲䗁
Qujiang 蝲䗁
Xiaosanjiang 蝲䗁
Changting 蝲䗁
Pingyu 蝲䗁
Wuping 蝲䗁
Liancheng 奇肖
Ninghua 奇肖子
Yudu 斜佬
Ruijin 斜佬
Shicheng 奇肖
Shangyou 蝲䗁
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蝲䗁蜘蛛
Liudui (S. Sixian) 蝲䗁蜘蛛
Hsinchu (Hailu) 蝲䗁蜘蛛
Dongshi (Dabu) 蜘蛛蝲䗁
Zhuolan (Raoping) 蝲䗁蜘蛛
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 蜘蛛蝲䗁
Jin Taiyuan 蛛蛛
Min Bei Jian'ou 吊蜘
Min Dong Fuzhou 蜘蛛
Min Nan Xiamen 蜘蛛
Quanzhou 蜘蛛
Zhangzhou 蜘蛛
Taipei 蜘蛛
Chaozhou 蜘蛛
Wu Shanghai 蜘蛛結蜘
Suzhou 結蜘
Wenzhou 絲網蜘蛛
Xiang Changsha 蜘蛛蜘蛛子
Note QJ - between ancient Qin and Jin
ZW - in the vicinity of ancient Zhao and Wei
NY - between Northern Yan, Korea and Lieshui
Q - ancient Qi

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (蜘蛛):

JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Compare Korean 거미 (geomi, “spider”).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana くも, katakana クモ, romaji kumo)

  1. spider
    • 芥川龍之介, 蜘蛛の糸
       () (しゃ) () (さま) () (ごく) (よう) () () (らん)になりながら、この (かん) () ()には蜘蛛 (クモ) (たす)けた (こと)があるのを () (おも) ()しになりました。
      O-shaka-sama wa jigoku no yōsu o goran ni narinagara, kono Kandata ni wa kumo o tasuketa koto ga aru no o o-omoidashi ni narimashita.
      While observing the state of Hell, Shakyamuni recalled that this Kandata had once spared a spider.
Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as クモ.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
ちゅう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Middle Chinese 蜘蛛

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana ちちゅう, romaji chichū)

  1. spider
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
ちゅ
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Middle Chinese 蜘蛛

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana ちちゅ, romaji chichu)

  1. spider

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
しゅ
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Middle Chinese 蜘蛛

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana ちしゅ, romaji chishu)

  1. spider
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(jiju) ‎(hangeul 지주)

  1. Hanja form? of 지주, “spider”.

OkinawanEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana くーばー, romaji kūbā)

  1. spider

Southern Amami-OshimaEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana こぶ, romaji kobu)

  1. spider

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

蜘蛛

  1. Hán tự form of tri chu, “spider

YonaguniEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana くぶ, romaji kubu)

  1. spider