故國

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Chinese[edit]

 
happening; instance; reason
happening; instance; reason; cause; deceased; old
country; state; nation
trad. (故國)
simp. (故国)
anagram 國故国故

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (28)
Final () (23) (132)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuoH/ /kwək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuoH/ /kʷək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/koH/ /kuək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɔH/ /kwək̚/
Li
Rong
/koH/ /kuək̚/
Wang
Li
/kuH/ /kuək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuoH/ /kwək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gu3 gwak1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guó
Middle
Chinese
‹ kuH › ‹ kwok ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˁaʔ-s/ /*[C.q]ʷˁək/
English old (not new) state (n.)

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. 4228 5547
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kaːs/ /*kʷɯːɡ/

Noun[edit]

故國

  1. (literary) ancient country; nonexistent country
  2. (literary) old country; country with a long history
  3. (literary) one's native country; native land; homeland
  4. (literary) one's hometown

Synonyms[edit]

  • (old country): 古國古国 (gǔguó)
  • (one's native country):
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  • (one's hometown):
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