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ChineseEdit

greedy avaricious
trad. (貪婪)
simp. (贪婪)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (6) (37)
Final () (159) (159)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰʌm/ /lʌm/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰəm/ /ləm/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɒm/ /lɒm/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰəm/ /ləm/
Li
Rong
/tʰᴀm/ /lᴀm/
Wang
Li
/tʰɒm/ /lɒm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰăm/ /lăm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tān lán
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tān lán
Middle
Chinese
‹ thom › ‹ lom ›
Old
Chinese
/*r̥ˁ[ə]m/ /*[r]ˁ[ə]m/
English to covet to covet

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. 6552 8160
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰl'uːm/ /*ɡ·ruːm/

AdjectiveEdit

貪婪

  1. rapacious; avaricious; greedy; avid

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Sino-Xenic (貪婪):