猩猩

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Chinese[edit]

ape ape
simp. and trad.
(猩猩)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (猩猩, reconstructed)
Character (猩), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 生 (21)
Final: 庚
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 所庚切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɣæŋ/ /ʂɐŋ/ /ʃɐŋ/ /ʃɯaŋ/ /ʂaɨjŋ/ /ʃɐŋ/ /ʃaŋ/
Character (猩), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 桑經切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/seŋ/ /sieŋ/ /seŋ/ /seŋ/ /sɛjŋ/ /sieŋ/ /sɛŋ/
Character (猩), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 生 (21)
Final: 庚
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 所庚切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɣæŋ/ /ʂɐŋ/ /ʃɐŋ/ /ʃɯaŋ/ /ʂaɨjŋ/ /ʃɐŋ/ /ʃaŋ/
Character (猩), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 青
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 桑經切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/seŋ/ /sieŋ/ /seŋ/ /seŋ/ /sɛjŋ/ /sieŋ/ /sɛŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (猩猩, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11319 0 /*sreŋ/ 見爾雅
11374 0 /*seːŋ/ 說文吠
11319 0 /*sreŋ/ 見爾雅
11374 0 /*seːŋ/ 說文吠

Noun[edit]

猩猩 (classifier )

  1. An unspecified kind of ape; generally assumed to be orangutans, since they are the only ones geographically possible.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (猩猩):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Hyōgaiji
しょう > じょう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

猩猩 (hiragana しょうじょう, romaji shōjō)

  1. orangutan
  2. heavy drinker

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

猩猩

  1. Hán tự form of tinh tinh, "chimpanzee"