九九

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Chinese[edit]

nine nine
simp. and trad.
(九九)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiəuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kuwX/
Li
Rong
/kiuX/
Wang
Li
/kĭəuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯ə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiǔ
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiǔ
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjuwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]uʔ/
English nine

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 6941
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kuʔ/

Noun[edit]

九九

  1. multiplication table; nine-nine
  2. eighty-one; nine nines
  3. (literary) nine nine-day periods (eighty-one days) starting from a solstice (usually the winter solstice)
  4. (literary) last of the nine nine-day periods; ninth nine-day period
  5. Alternative term for 重陽節重阳节 (Chóngyángjié, “Double Ninth Festival”).

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

九九 (hiragana くく, rōmaji kuku)

  1. multiplication table