千千萬萬

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Chinese[edit]

thousand thousand ten thousand; a great number; surname ten thousand; a great number; surname
trad. (千千萬萬)
simp. (千千万万)

Etymology[edit]

AABB-type reduplication of 千萬千万 (qiānwàn).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (14) (4)
Final () (85) (66)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () IV III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sʰen/ /mʉɐnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sʰen/ /mʷiɐnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰɛn/ /miuɐnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sʰɛn/ /muanH/
Li
Rong
/t͡sʰen/ /miuɐnH/
Wang
Li
/t͡sʰien/ /mĭwɐnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sʰien/ /mi̯wɐnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
qiān wàn

Idiom[edit]

千千萬萬

  1. innumerable; thousands upon thousands
  2. absolutely; by all means; must