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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from

Han character[edit]

(radical 1 +4, 5 strokes, cangjie input 廿金 (TC), X廿金 (XTC), composition丨)

  1. profession, business
  2. GB radical 111

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (業), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 業
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 魚怯切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɨɐp̚/ /ŋi̯ɐp̚/ /ŋiap̚/ /ŋiɐp̚/ /ŋɨap̚/ /ŋĭɐp̚/ /ŋiɐp̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngjæp › /*m-qʰap {*[m-qʰ](r)[a]p}/ work (n.)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14819 1 /*ŋab/

Noun[edit]

  1. trade, industry
  2. occupation, profession
  3. course of study
  4. cause, enterprise
  5. estate, property

Adverb[edit]

  1. already

Compounds[edit]