嬰兒

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See also: 婴儿

Chinese[edit]

infant; baby son; child; diminutive suffix
trad. (嬰兒)
simp. (婴儿)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (34) (38)
Final () (121) (11)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔiᴇŋ/ /ȵiᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔiɛŋ/ /ȵiɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiæŋ/ /ȵʑjɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔiajŋ/ /ȵiə̆/
Li
Rong
/ʔiɛŋ/ /ȵie/
Wang
Li
/ĭɛŋ/ /ȵʑǐe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔi̯ɛŋ/ /ȵʑie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yīng ér
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yīng ér
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔjieng › ‹ nye ›
Old
Chinese
/*ʔeŋ/ /*ŋe/
English baby child

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 2/2
No. 15336 2757
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qeŋ/ /*ŋje/

Noun[edit]

嬰兒

  1. baby; infant (Classifier: m)
  2. (Taoism) lead (metal)

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (嬰兒):
  • Japanese: (えい)() (eiji)
  • Korean: 영아 (嬰兒, yeong-a)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えい
Hyōgaiji

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

嬰兒(えいじ) or 嬰兒(みどりご) (eiji or midorigo (kyūjitai, shinjitai 嬰児)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 嬰児: baby, infant, newborn