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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 128 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 尸十水水 (SJEE), composition)

  1. whisper
  2. used as a surname

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 娘 (12)
Final: 葉
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 尼輒切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɳiᴇp̚/ /ni̯ɛp̚/ /niɛp̚/ /ɳiɛp̚/ /ɳiap̚/ /nĭɛp̚/ /njæp̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
niè ‹ nrjep › /*nrep/ promise
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9529 2 /*neb/