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ChineseEdit

phonetic
trad. (閻摩)
simp. (阎摩)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit यम (yama, Yama).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (36) (4)
Final () (153) (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiᴇm/ /muɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɛm/ /muɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/jæm/ /muɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jiam/ /mwa/
Li
Rong
/iɛm/ /muɑ/
Wang
Li
/jĭɛm/ /muɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ɛm/ /muɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yán

Proper nounEdit

閻摩

  1. () (Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese mythology) Synonym of 閻羅阎罗 (Yánluó, “Yama (god of the underworld)”).

Derived termsEdit