回回

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Chinese[edit]

 
to circle; to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to revolve; (a measure word for matters or actions) a time; Islam
 
to circle; to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to revolve; (a measure word for matters or actions) a time; Islam
simp. and trad.
(回回)

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (42)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuoi/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwəj/
Li
Rong
/ɣuᴀi/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huí
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huí
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwoj ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷˁəj/
English go around

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. 5443
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡuːl/

Adverb[edit]

回回

  1. every time
Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

回回

  1. winding
  2. spiraling
  3. disorderly
  4. bright
  5. vast

Etymology 2[edit]

See (huí).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

回回

  1. (dated) Hui (Muslim group in China)
    回回 / 回回  ―  shí ge Huíhui jiǔ ge Mǎ  ―  ten Huis, 9 Mas (a remark on the tendency for Hui people to bear the surname Ma)
  2. (dated) Islam
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

回回

  1. (obsolete) Alternative name for 回鶻回鹘 (Huíhú).