尲尬

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Chinese[edit]

in an embarrassing situation
simp. and trad.
(尲尬)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (28)
Final () (151) (33)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠɛm/ /kˠɛiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚæm/ /kᵚæiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɐm/ /kɐiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kəɨm/ /kəɨjH/
Li
Rong
/kɐm/ /kɛiH/
Wang
Li
/kɐm/ /kɐiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kăm/ /kăiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiān jiè
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 6031 6523
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kreːm/ /*kreːds/

Adjective[edit]

尲尬

  1. (literary, archaic) walking limp; walking lamely
  2. (literary) sneaky; strange; abnormal
  3. (literary, of a situation) difficult; embarrassing; awkward

Derived terms[edit]