憔悴

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Chinese[edit]

haggard
 
haggard; sad; downcast; distressed
simp. and trad.
(憔悴)
variant forms

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (15) (15)
Final () (91) (16)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ziᴇu/ /d͡ziuɪH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ziɛu/ /d͡zʷiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡zjæu/ /d͡zjuɪH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡ziaw/ /d͡zwiH/
Li
Rong
/d͡ziɛu/ /d͡zuiH/
Wang
Li
/d͡zĭɛu/ /d͡zwiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/d͡zʱi̯ɛu/ /d͡zʱwiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
qiáo zuì
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 6356 17947
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zew/ /*zuds/

Adjective[edit]

憔悴

  1. (of person) wan and sallow; thin and pallid; haggard; emaciated
  2. (of plants) withered; wilted
  3. (literary, of person) weary; enervated

Verb[edit]

憔悴

  1. (literary) to suffer; to experience hardship; to languish; to be worried

Derived terms[edit]