See also: 踯躅

ChineseEdit

phonetic
trad. (躑躅)
simp. (踯躅)
alternative forms 蹢躅

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with 躊躇 (OC *du da), 踟躕 (OC *de do), 彳亍 (OC *tʰeɡ toɡs/tʰoɡ), all meaning "walking slowly or with difficulty > hesitant".

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (11) (11)
Final () (123) (8)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɖiᴇk̚/ /ɖɨok̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɖiɛk̚/ /ɖiok̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȡiæk̚/ /ȡiok̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɖiajk̚/ /ɖuawk̚/
Li
Rong
/ȡiɛk̚/ /ȡiok̚/
Wang
Li
/ȡĭɛk̚/ /ȡĭwok̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȡʱi̯ɛk̚/ /ȡʱi̯wok̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhí zhú
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhí zhuó
Middle
Chinese
‹ drjek › ‹ drjowk ›
Old
Chinese
/*[d]rek/ /*[d]rok/
English 躑躅 stamp the feet 躑躅 stamp the feet

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. 2354 11826
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*deɡ/ /*doɡ/

VerbEdit

躑躅

  1. (literary) to walk to and fro; to wander about

NounEdit

躑躅

  1. (literary) Alternative name for 杜鵑花杜鹃花 (dùjuānhuā, “rhododendron”).

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
つつじ
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
jukujikun
 
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EtymologyEdit

Ultimate derivation unknown. Various theories have been proposed, including:

The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓), an orthographic borrowing from Chinese 躑躅.

NounEdit

躑躅(つつじ) (tsutsuji

  1. rhododendron, azalea

Usage notesEdit

Broadly speaking, the azalea blooms earlier and is distinguished in Japanese as 皐月 (satsuki).

Proper nounEdit

躑躅(つつじ) (Tsutsuji

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname

Further readingEdit