故鄉

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See also: 故乡, 故郷, and 故鄕

Chinese[edit]

 
happening; instance; reason
happening; instance; reason; cause; deceased; old
country; village
trad. (故鄉)
simp. (故乡)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (32)
Final () (23) (105)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuoH/ /hɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuoH/ /hiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/koH/ /xiɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɔH/ /hɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/koH/ /xiaŋ/
Wang
Li
/kuH/ /xĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuoH/ /xi̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiāng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gu3 hoeng1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiāng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kuH › ‹ xjang ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˁaʔ-s/ /*qʰaŋ/
English old (not new) village; district

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 13596
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kaːs/ /*qʰaŋ/
Notes

Noun[edit]

故鄉

  1. native land; hometown; birthplace
    當作第二故鄉 / 当作第二故乡  ―  dàngzuò dì'èr gùxiāng  ―  to treat (a place) as one's second hometown

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (故鄉):