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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from

Han character[edit]

(radical 122 +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 田中弓戈 (WLNI), composition)

  1. net for catching birds
  2. gauze
  3. used as a surname

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 歌
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 魯何切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑ/ /lɑ/ /lɑ/ /lɑ/ /la/ /lɑ/ /lɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
luó ‹ la › /*rˤaj/ a kind of net (on a handle?) (Shuōwén: 'bird net')

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
8676 1 /*raːl/ 象張網系隹