動物

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Chinese[edit]

 
to move; to change; to use; to act
thing; object; matter
trad. (動物)
simp. (动物)
Literally: “moving thing”.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (7) (4)
Final () (1) (60)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/duŋX/ /mɨut̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/duŋX/ /miut̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/duŋX/ /miuət̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dəwŋX/ /mut̚/
Li
Rong
/duŋX/ /miuət̚/
Wang
Li
/duŋX/ /mĭuət̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱuŋX/ /mi̯uət̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dòng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dòng
Middle
Chinese
‹ duwngX › ‹ mjut ›
Old
Chinese
/*[Cə-m-]tˤoŋʔ/ /*C.mut/
English move thing

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 1/1
No. 17449 13218
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*doːŋʔ/ /*mɯd/

Noun[edit]

動物

  1. animal (Classifier: m; ; )
    動物本能 / 动物本能  ―  dòngwù běnnéng  ―  animal instinct
    成為動物 [MSC, trad.]
    成为动物 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ zuì xiǎng chéngwèi nǎ zhǒng dòngwù? [Pinyin]
    What animal would you most like to be?

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (動物):

See also[edit]

  • 植物 (zhíwù, “plant”)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 3
ぶつ
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Middle Chinese 動物

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

動物 (hiragana どうぶつ, rōmaji dōbutsu)

  1. animal

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

動物 (dongmul) (hangeul 동물)

  1. Hanja form? of 동물, “animal”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

動物

  1. Hán tự form of động vật, “animal