彷徨

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Chinese[edit]

irresolute; seemingly irresolute
simp. and trad.
(彷徨)
alt. forms 旁皇
傍偟
徬徨
房皇

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (3) (33)
Final () (101) (102)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bɑŋ/ /ɦwɑŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/bɑŋ/ /ɦʷɑŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/bɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/baŋ/ /ɦwaŋ/
Li
Rong
/bɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Wang
Li
/bɑŋ/ /ɣuɑŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱɑŋ/ /ɣwɑŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
páng huáng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
páng huáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ bang › ‹ hwang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ˤaŋ/ /*[ɢ]ʷˤaŋ/
English bang-hwang hestitate 彷徨 bang.hwang hesitate

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 # 1/2 1/1
No. 3000 12706
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːŋ/ /*ɡʷaːŋ/
Notes

Verb[edit]

彷徨

  1. to walk back and forth; to roam around
  2. (figuratively) to hesitate; to be indecisive
  3. (literary, of wind) to revolve; to go round; to spiral

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう
Hyōgaiji
こう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

彷徨 (hiragana ほうこう, rōmaji hōkō)

  1. wandering, roaming

Verb[edit]

彷徨する (hiragana ほうこう, rōmaji hōkō)

  1. wander, rove, ramble

Conjugation[edit]

See also[edit]