更衣

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Chinese[edit]

 
to change; more; even more
to change; more; even more; further; still; still more
 
gown; clothes; to dress
gown; clothes; to dress; to wear
simp. and trad.
(更衣)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2
Initial () (28) (34)
Final () (109) (20)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠæŋ/ /ʔɨi/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚaŋ/ /ʔɨi/
Shao
Rongfen
/kaŋ/ /ʔiəi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨjŋ/ /ʔɨj/
Li
Rong
/kɐŋ/ /ʔiəi/
Wang
Li
/kɐŋ/ /ĭəi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɐŋ/ /ʔe̯i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gēng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gang1 ji1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
gēng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kæng › ‹ ʔjɨj ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˁraŋ/ /*ʔ(r)əj/
English change (v.) clothes

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 1/2
No. 866 14837
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kraːŋ/ /*qɯl/

Verb[edit]

更⫽衣 (verb-object)

  1. (literary) to change one's clothes
  2. (euphemistic) to go to the toilet

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to change clothes):
  • (to go to the toilet):

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

更衣

  1. (Classical Chinese) place to change one's clothes

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S

Grade: 4
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

(こう)() or 更衣(ころもがえ) (kōi or koromogae

  1. (seasonal) changing of one's clothes
  2. (history) court's attendant in charge of clothes