國門

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Chinese[edit]

country; state; nation
 
opening; door; gate
opening; door; gate; doorway; gateway; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy)
trad. (國門)
simp. (国门)
國門 (1)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (4)
Final () (132) (55)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kwək̚/ /muən/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷək̚/ /muon/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuək̚/ /muən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwək̚/ /mwən/
Li
Rong
/kuək̚/ /muən/
Wang
Li
/kuək̚/ /muən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwək̚/ /muən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guo mén
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gwak1 mun4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guó mén
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwok › ‹ mwon ›
Old
Chinese
/*[C.q]ʷˁək/ /*mˁə[r]/
English state (n.) gate, door

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. 5547 8960
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷɯːɡ/ /*mɯːn/

Noun[edit]

國門

  1. entry into a country via its border
    禦敵國門之外 / 御敌国门之外  ―  yùdí yú guómén zhīwài  ―  to keep the enemy out of the country border
  2. (Classical Chinese) gate of a capital

Proper noun[edit]

國門

  1. (社區) Guomen (a residential community in Mengmao, Ruili, Dehong prefecture, Yunnan, China, actually governed by Jiegao Border Trade Zone)