See also: fānqié

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Etymology edit

From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of Mandarin 反切 (fǎnqiè).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /fɑːnt͡ʃiˈeɪ/, (Sinicized) /fɑːnˈt͡ʃjɛ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ
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Noun edit

fanqie (uncountable)

  1. (Chinese phonetics) In traditional Chinese lexicography, a method of indicating the pronunciation of a character by using two other characters, each giving part of the pronunciation.

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