鸚鵡

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Chinese[edit]

parrot parrot
trad. (鸚鵡)
simp. (鹦鹉)

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (鸚鵡, reconstructed)
Character (鸚), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 耕
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏莖切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɣɛŋ/ /ʔæŋ/ /ʔɛŋ/ /ʔɯæŋ/ /ʔəɨjŋ/ /æŋ/ /ʔɐŋ/
Character (鵡), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 文甫切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɨoX/ /mi̯uX/ /mioX/ /mioX/ /muə̆X/ /mĭuX/ /mioX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (鸚鵡, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15328 0 /*qreːŋ/
13185 0 /*maʔ/ 見禮記說文從母

Noun[edit]

鸚鵡

  1. parrot
    • 鸚鵡不離飛鳥 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    • 鹦鹉不离飞鸟 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
      Yīngwǔ néng yán, bùlí fēiniǎo. [Pinyin]
      Even when a parrot talks, it still is a bird. [i.e. In order to be a civil human, one must do more than talking like one, but must act like one.]

References[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (鸚鵡):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

鸚鵡 (hiragana おうむ, katakana オウム, romaji ōmu, historical hiragana あうむ)

  1. parrot