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ChineseEdit

 
dialect; language; speech; tell to
 
to speak; to say; talk; word
trad. (語言)
simp. (语言)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (31) (31)
Final () (22) (65)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɨʌX/ /ŋɨɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋiɔX/ /ŋiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiɔX/ /ŋiɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋɨə̆X/ /ŋɨan/
Li
Rong
/ŋiɔX/ /ŋiɐn/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭoX/ /ŋĭɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯woX/ /ŋɨ̯ɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yán

NounEdit

語言

  1. (countable, uncountable) language   (Classifier: ; m)
    語言 / 语言  ―  Nǐ huì shuō nǎ xiē yǔyán?  ―  What languages do you speak?
    少數族群語言 / 少数族群语言  ―  shǎoshù zúqún yǔyán  ―  minority language

AdjectiveEdit

語言

  1. (attributive) linguistic (relating to languages, or language use)
    語言慣例 / 语言惯例  ―  yǔyán guànlì  ―  linguistic convention

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