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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ( and )

Han character[edit]

(radical 29 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜金水 (YCE))

  1. change, transform, alter
  2. rebel

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 彼眷切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/piᴇnH/ /pi̯ɛnH/ /piɛnH/ /piɛnH/ /pianH/ /pĭɛnH/ /pjænH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
biàn ‹ pjenH › /*pro[n]-s/ change (v.)

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
8612 3 /*prons/

Compounds[edit]