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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input X卜竹一月 (XYHMB), 卜竹一月人 (YHMBO), composition)

  1. face, facial appearance

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Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 刪
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 五姦切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɣan/ /ŋan/ /ŋan/ /ŋɯan/ /ŋaɨn/ /ŋan/ /ŋɐn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yán ‹ ngaen › /*C.ŋˤrar/ face, forehead

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
14405 1 /*ŋraːn/