吝嗇

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See also: 吝啬

Chinese[edit]

stingy stingy
trad. (吝嗇)
simp. (吝啬)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (37) (21)
Final () (43) (134)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liɪnH/ /ʃɨk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/linH/ /ʃɨk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljenH/ /ʃiek̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/linH/ /ʂik̚/
Li
Rong
/liĕnH/ /ʃiək̚/
Wang
Li
/lĭĕnH/ /ʃĭək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ĕnH/ /ʂi̯ək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lìn she
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lìn
Middle
Chinese
‹ linH › ‹ srik ›
Old
Chinese
/*mə.rə[n]-s/ /*s.rək/
English stingy reap

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. 8230 10992
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*m·rins/ /*srɯɡ/
Notes

Adjective[edit]

吝嗇

  1. stingy; miserly

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

吝嗇 (-na inflection, hiragana りんしょく, rōmaji rinshoku)

  1. stingy

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

吝嗇 (hiragana りんしょく, rōmaji rinshoku)

  1. miserliness, stinginess
  2. miser

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

吝嗇 (insaek) (hangeul 인색)

  1. Hanja form? of 인색, “miserliness, stinginess”.