See also: 规矩

ChineseEdit

compass; rule carpenter's square; rule
trad. (規矩)
simp. (规矩)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (28)
Final () (12) (24)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kiuᴇ/ /kɨoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷiɛ/ /kioX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kjuɛ/ /kioX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwiə̆/ /kuə̆X/
Li
Rong
/kiue/ /kioX/
Wang
Li
/kǐwe/ /kĭuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwie̯/ /ki̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guī
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gwai1 geoi2
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guī
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjwie › ‹ kjuX ›
Old
Chinese
/*kʷe/ /*[k]ʷ(r)aʔ/
English compass, circle carpenter"s square

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. 4604 7059
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 0
Corresponding
MC rime
𩓸
Old
Chinese
/*kʷel/ /*kʷaʔ/
Notes

AdjectiveEdit

規矩

  1. conforming to standards
  2. well-behaved

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

規矩

  1. (literally, Classical Chinese) compass and set square
  2. (figuratively) rule; custom; established practice
  3. (figuratively) social etiquette; manners; formality

SynonymsEdit

  • (rule):
  • (social etiquette):

See alsoEdit

AdverbEdit

規矩

  1. according to practice, precedent or convention

VerbEdit

規矩

  1. (literary) to imitate; to simulate; to mock
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) to discipline; to train; to cultivate

SynonymsEdit

  • (to imitate):

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (規矩):
  • Japanese: 規矩(きく) (kiku)
  • Korean: 규구 (規矩, gyugu)
  • Vietnamese: quy củ (規矩)