天子

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Chinese[edit]

day; sky; heaven
 
child; son; (noun suffix)
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
simp. and trad.
(天子)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (6) (13)
Final () (85) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () IV III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰen/ /t͡sɨX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰen/ /t͡sɨX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛn/ /t͡sieX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛn/ /t͡sɨX/
Li
Rong
/tʰen/ /t͡siəX/
Wang
Li
/tʰien/ /t͡sĭəX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰien/ /t͡siX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tiān
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tiān xiān
Middle
Chinese
‹ then › ‹ xen › ‹ tsiX ›
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ˁi[n]/ /*l̥ˁi[n]/ (W dialect: l̥ˁ- > Hàn-time *xˁ- > MC x-) /*tsəʔ/
English heaven heaven child; gentleman, master

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. 12387 17857
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰl'iːn/ /*ʔslɯʔ/

Noun[edit]

天子

  1. Son of Heaven; emperor

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (天子):
  • Japanese: (てん)() (tenshi)
  • Korean: 천자 (天子, cheonja)
  • Vietnamese: thiên tử (天子)

Others:


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

天子 (cheonja) (hangeul 천자)

  1. Hanja form? of 천자 (the Emperor of China, Son of Heaven).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

天子

  1. Hán tự form of thiên tử (Son of Heaven).