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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Four mouths (), indicating a great deal of talking or shouting

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口口口口 (RRRR), four-corner 66660, composition吅)

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Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

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

Initial: 莊 (18)
Final: 緝
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 阻力切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃiɪp̚/ /ʈ͡ʂi̯əp̚/ /t͡ʃiəp̚/ /ʈ͡ʂip̚/ /ʈ͡ʂip̚/ /t͡ʃĭĕp̚/ /t͡ʃjep̚/

Noun[edit]

  1. public opinion
  2. clamour, noise

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. Ancient form of (“thunder”).
  2. (obsolete) porphin
Usage notes[edit]
  • (porphin): was formerly officially used in China as a name for porphin, the character being a pictographic representation of the chemical structure; now informal. The modern official term is 卟吩 (bǔfēn), a transliteration of English porphin.
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