後事

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Chinese[edit]

 
back; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
trad. (後事)
simp. (后事)
anagram 事後事后

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 2/2
Initial () (33) (33) (20)
Final () (137) (137) (19)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦəuX/ /ɦəuH/ /d͡ʒɨH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦəuX/ /ɦəuH/ /ɖ͡ʐɨH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣəuX/ /ɣəuH/ /d͡ʒieH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦəwX/ /ɦəwH/ /ɖ͡ʐɨH/
Li
Rong
/ɣuX/ /ɣuH/ /d͡ʒiəH/
Wang
Li
/ɣəuX/ /ɣəuH/ /d͡ʒĭəH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣə̯uX/ /ɣə̯uH/ /ɖ͡ʐʱiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
hòu hòu zhì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
hòu shì
Middle
Chinese
‹ huwX › ‹ dzriH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ˤ(r)oʔ/ /*[m-s-]rəʔ-s/
English after serve; service, affair

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 2/2 2/2
No. 5178 5179 11486
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
𠋫
Old
Chinese
/*ɢoːʔ/ /*ɢoːs/ /*zrɯs/
Notes

Noun[edit]

後事

  1. (literary) aftermath; future events
  2. (archaic) successor
  3. funeral arrangements

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2

Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

後事 (hiragana こうじ, rōmaji kōji)

  1. future affairs, unfinished business
     (かれ )後事 ( こうじ ) ( たく)す。
    Kare ni kōji o takusu.
    Ask him to see to my affairs.

Usage note[edit]

Often used to refer to affairs or duties left unfinished after one's death.