月亮

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Chinese[edit]

moon; month light; bright
trad. (月亮)
simp. #(月亮)
anagram 亮月
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Etymology[edit]

First recorded in a poem by Li Yi (Tang Dynasty). Compare the dialectal forms for “moon”: 月明 (“moon-bright”), 月光 (“moon-light”).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (31) (37)
Final () (68) (105)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋʉɐt̚/ /lɨɐŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋʷiɐt̚/ /liɐŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiuɐt̚/ /liɑŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋuat̚/ /lɨaŋH/
Li
Rong
/ŋiuɐt̚/ /liaŋH/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭwɐt̚/ /lĭaŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯wɐt̚/ /li̯aŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuè liàng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
jyut6 loeng6

Noun[edit]

月亮

  1. moon
  2. (tarot) the Moon

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Descendants[edit]

  • Wutunhua: yailiang