周旋

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Chinese[edit]

 
encircle; circuit; complete; lap; week; cycle; all; every; attentive; thoughtful
lathe; specially for an occasion; revolve
trad. (周旋/週旋) /
simp. (周旋)
variant forms 周還周还

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (23) (17)
Final () (136) (78)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕɨu/ /ziuᴇn/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiu/ /zʷiɛn/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiəu/ /zjuæn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cuw/ /zwian/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiu/ /ziuɛn/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭəu/ /zĭwɛn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯ə̯u/ /zi̯wɛn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōu xuán
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhōu xuán
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyuw › ‹ zjwen ›
Old
Chinese
/*tiw/ /*s-ɢʷen/
English Zhōu (dynasty and place) turn around; return

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 1/2
No. 17531 14043
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tjɯw/ /*sɢʷan/
Notes

Verb[edit]

周旋

  1. to move in circular motion; to circle
  2. to mix with (people from a certain social circle); to socialise
  3. to deal with; to cope with; to contend

Derived terms[edit]