王國

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Chinese[edit]

king; Wang (proper name) country; state; nation
trad. (王國)
simp. (王国)

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (王國, reconstructed)
Character (王), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 雨方切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦʉɐŋ/ /iwaŋ/ /ɣiuaŋ/ /ɦʷiɐŋ/ /ɦuaŋ/ /ɣĭwaŋ/ /ɣiuɑŋ/
Character (王), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 于放切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦʉɐŋH/ /iwaŋH/ /ɣiuaŋH/ /ɦʷiɐŋH/ /ɦuaŋH/ /ɣĭwaŋH/ /ɣiuɑŋH/
Character (國), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 德
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 古或切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kwək̚/ /kwək̚/ /kuək̚/ /kʷək̚/ /kwək̚/ /kuək̚/ /kuək̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (王國, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wáng ‹ hjwang › /*ɢʷaŋ/ king
wàng ‹ hjwangH › /*ɢʷaŋ-s/ be king
guó ‹ kwok › /*[C.q]ʷˤək/ state (n.)

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
12742 0 /*ɢʷaŋ/
12746 0 /*ɢʷaŋs/
5547 0 /*kʷɯːɡ/

Noun[edit]

王國

  1. kingdom

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 1
こく
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

王國 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 王国, hiragana おうこく, romaji ōkoku, historical hiragana わうこく)

  1. kingdom

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

王國 (wangguk) (hangeul 왕국)

  1. Hanja form? of 왕국, “kingdom”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

王國

  1. Hán tự form of vương quốc, "kingdom"