小國

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Chinese[edit]

 
small; tiny; few
small; tiny; few; young
country; state; nation
trad. (小國)
simp. (小国)
anagram 國小国小

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (16) (28)
Final () (91) (132)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇuX/ /kwək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛuX/ /kʷək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæuX/ /kuək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siawX/ /kwək̚/
Li
Rong
/siɛuX/ /kuək̚/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛuX/ /kuək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛuX/ /kwək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiǎo guo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
siu2 gwak1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiǎo guó
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjewX › ‹ kwok ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]ewʔ/ /*[C.q]ʷˁək/
English small state (n.)

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. 13705 5547
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*smewʔ/ /*kʷɯːɡ/
Notes

Noun[edit]

小國

  1. small country; small nation

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