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iron horse; surname
trad. (鐵馬)
simp. (铁马)
Literally: “iron horse”.
 
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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (6) (4)
Final () (87) (98)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () IV II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰet̚/ /mˠaX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰet̚/ /mᵚaX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛt̚/ /maX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛt̚/ /maɨX/
Li
Rong
/tʰet̚/ /maX/
Wang
Li
/tʰiet̚/ /maX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰiet̚/ /maX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tie
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tiě
Middle
Chinese
‹ thet › ‹ X ›
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ˁik/ /*mˁraʔ/
English iron horse

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. 1447 8715
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ʰiːɡ/ /*mraːʔ/
 
鐵馬 (5)

NounEdit

鐵馬

  1. (literary) armoured warhorse
  2. (literary) valiant cavalry
  3. (literary) metal chimes hanging from eaves
  4. (chiefly Taiwan, dated in Xiamen, Quanzhou) bicycle (Classifier: mn)
  5. (chiefly Cantonese) mills barrier; crowd control barrier
  6. (Hong Kong) police motorbike

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