宇宙

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Chinese[edit]

room; universe universe
simp. and trad.
(宇宙)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (35) (11)
Final () (24) (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦɨoX/ /ɖɨuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦioX/ /ɖiuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣioX/ /ȡiəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuə̆X/ /ɖuwH/
Li
Rong
/ɣioX/ /ȡiuH/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭuX/ /ȡĭəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯uX/ /ȡʱi̯ə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhòu
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjuX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷ(r)aʔ/
English eaves

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. 15719 15519
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷaʔ/ /*l'ɯwɢs/

Noun[edit]

宇宙

  1. universe; cosmos; macrocosm; space
  2. roof, ridgepole and beams (of a house)
  3. heaven and earth; all under heaven; country
  4. (infinite) space and time

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (宇宙):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
ちゅう
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

宇宙 ‎(hiragana うちゅう, romaji uchū)

  1. outer space
  2. universe, cosmos

Compounds[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

宇宙 ‎(hiragana ひろし, romaji Hiroshi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

宇宙 ‎(uju) ‎(hangeul 우주)

  1. Hanja form? of 우주, “outer space; universe; cosmos”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

宇宙

  1. Hán tự form of vũ trụ, “outer space; universe; cosmos