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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from ‘ten’ + ‘mouths’.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 十口 (JR), four-corner 40600, composition)

  1. old, classic, ancient
  2. used as a surname

Synonyms[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 171, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3233
  • Dae Jaweon: page 380, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 568, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53E4

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 公戸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kuoX/ /kuoX/ /koX/ /kuoX/ /kɔX/ /kuX/ /koX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kuX › /*kˤaʔ/ ancient

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
4219 0 /*kaːʔ/

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References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inisipe > inisiɸe > inisiwe > inisie. Literally "that which has passed". From the verb in- (pass) in adverbial form ini, the past marker ki in attributive form si, and pe (time, direction).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いにしえ, romaji inishie, historical hiragana いにしへ)

  1. the past
  2. ancient times

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(go)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: go, McCune-Reischauer: ko)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: ye, McCune-Reischauer: ye)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cổ, cỗ, kẻ)

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