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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 128 +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 尸十尸十十 (SJSJJ), four-corner 10441, composition)

  1. whisper
  2. used as a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 969, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29179
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1421, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2796, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8076

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 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
niè ‹ nrjep › /*nrep/ promise; whisper in one's ear

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
9529 2 /*neb/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seop) (hangeul , revised seop, McCune-Reischauer sŏp, Yale sep)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(niếp, nhiếp)

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