尺蠖

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a Chinese foot (M); one-third of a meter; a ruler; a note musical note on traditional Chinese scale
looper caterpillar
simp. and trad.
(尺蠖)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (chǐ, “unit of length (~ 0.3 m), ruler”) + (“measuring worm”)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (24) (34)
Final () (123) (104)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕʰiᴇk̚/ /ʔwɑk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕʰiɛk̚/ /ʔʷɑk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰiæk̚/ /ʔuɑk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cʰiajk̚/ /ʔwak̚/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕʰiɛk̚/ /ʔuɑk̚/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕʰĭɛk̚/ /uɑk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕʰi̯ɛk̚/ /ʔwɑk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chi wo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
chǐ
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyhek ›
Old
Chinese
/*tʰAk/
English foot (measure)

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. 1461 5592
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰjaɡ/ /*qʷaːɡ/

Noun[edit]

尺蠖

  1. (zoology) looper, inchworm, measuring worm

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (尺蠖):