愚蠢

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Chinese[edit]

stupid
 
blunt; stupid; to wiggle (of worms); sluggish
simp. and trad.
(愚蠢)

Etymology[edit]

From + .

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (愚蠢, reconstructed)
Character (愚), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 虞俱切
Zhengzhang
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Pan
Wuyun
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Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɨo/ /ŋi̯u/ /ŋio/ /ŋio/ /ŋuə̆/ /ŋĭu/ /ŋio/
Character (蠢), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 昌 (24)
Final: 諄
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 尺尹切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰiuɪnX/ /t͡ɕʰi̯uĕnX/ /t͡ɕʰiuĕnX/ /t͡ɕʰʷinX/ /cʰwinX/ /t͡ɕʰĭuĕnX/ /t͡ɕʰjuenX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (愚蠢, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15919 0 /*ŋo/
12574 2 /*tʰjunʔ/

Definitions[edit]

愚蠢

  1. stupid, foolish, unwise; stupidity, foolishness
    愚蠢不足 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    愚蠢不足 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: The Book of the Later Han, circa 5th century CE
    Yúchǔn zhī rén, bùzú duō zhū. [Pinyin]
    The unwise are not worthy of excessive punishment.
    大家愚蠢老太婆」。 [MSC, trad.]
    大家愚蠢老太婆”。 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ kàn tā, dàjiā dōu jiào tā "yúchǔn de lǎotàipó". [Pinyin]
    Look at her; everyone calls her "stupid old hag".
    因為自己愚蠢多次錯過彌補虧損機會 [MSC, trad.]
    因为自己愚蠢多次错过弥补亏损机会 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā yīnwèi zìjǐ de yúchǔn, duōcì cuòguò le míbǔ kuīsǔn de jīhuì. [Pinyin]
    Because of his stupidity, he missed multiple opportunities to regain his losses.

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