蜘蛛

ChineseEdit

spider spider
simp. and trad.
(蜘蛛)
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PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (蜘蛛, reconstructed)
Character (蜘), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 知 (9)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 陟移切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈiᴇ/ /ȶie̯/ /ȶie/ /ʈiɛ/ /ʈiə̆/ /ȶǐe/ /ȶjɛ/
Character (蛛), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 知 (9)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 陟輸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈɨo/ /ȶi̯u/ /ȶio/ /ʈio/ /ʈuə̆/ /ȶĭu/ /ȶio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (蜘蛛, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhī ‹ trje › /*tre/ *tre.tro spider
zhū ‹ trju › /*tro/ *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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11496 0 /*te/ 同鼅見太玄,說文作蟲上知於
17564 0 /*to/ 說文同鼄

NounEdit

蜘蛛

  1. spider

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (蜘蛛):


JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(hiragana くも, katakana クモ, romaji kumo)

  1. (zoology) 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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 word

NounEdit

蜘蛛 ‎(jiju) ‎(hangeul 지주)

  1. Hanja form? of 지주, “spider”.

SynonymsEdit

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