ChineseEdit

go; mythical animal forewarned; peace; worry
trad. (騶虞)
simp. (驺虞)
 
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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (18) (31)
Final () (136) (24)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ʃɨu/ /ŋɨo/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈ͡ʂiu/ /ŋio/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃiəu/ /ŋio/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈ͡ʂuw/ /ŋuə̆/
Li
Rong
/t͡ʃiu/ /ŋio/
Wang
Li
/t͡ʃĭəu/ /ŋĭu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʈ͡ʂi̯ə̯u/ /ŋi̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōu
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zōu
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsrjuw › ‹ ngju › ‹ ngju ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ts]ˁro/ /*[ŋ]ʷ(r)a/ /*[ŋ]ʷ(r)a/
English groom foresee gamester; forester

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. 1595 13103
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsru/ /*ŋʷa/

NounEdit

騶虞

  1. (Chinese mythology) zouyu (a white beast with black stripes)
  2. (historical) official in charge of animals
  3. (historical) ceremonial tune for an archery ceremony
  4. Alternative form of 狻猊 (suānní).

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (騶虞):
  • Japanese: (すう)() (sūgu)
  • Korean: 추우 (騶虞, chuu)