動物

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Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (動物, reconstructed)
Character (動), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 東
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 徒揔切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/duŋX/ /dʱuŋX/ /duŋX/ /duŋX/ /dəwŋX/ /duŋX/ /duŋX/
Character (物), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 物
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 文弗切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɨut̚/ /mi̯uət̚/ /miuət̚/ /miut̚/ /mut̚/ /mĭuət̚/ /miuət̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (動物, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dòng ‹ duwngX › /*[Cəә-m-]tˤoŋʔ/ move
‹ mjut › /*C.mut/ thing

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17449 0 /*doːŋʔ/
13218 1 /*mɯd/

Noun[edit]

動物

  1. animal
    • 成為動物 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      Nǐ zuì xiǎng chéngwèi nǎ zhǒng dòngwù? [Pinyin]
      What animal would you most like to be?

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (動物):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 3
ぶつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

動物 (hiragana どうぶつ, romaji dōbutsu)

  1. animal

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (けもの, kemono) - beast, animal
  • 生き物 (いきもの, ikimono) - living thing, creature

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.
  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

動物 (dongmul) (hangeul 동물)

  1. Hanja form? of 동물, “animal”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

動物

  1. Hán tự form of động vật, "animal"