木蘭

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See also: 木兰

Chinese[edit]

tree; wood orchid
trad. (木蘭)
simp. (木兰)
Wikipedia has articles on:
木蘭 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Magnolia liliiflora (English)
A blooming lily magnolia

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (37)
Final () (3) (61)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Pan
Wuyun
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Shao
Rongfen
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/məwk̚/ /lan/
Li
Rong
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Wang
Li
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muk̚/ /lɑn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lán
Middle
Chinese
‹ muwk › ‹ lan ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.mˤok/ /*k.rˤan/
English tree, wood orchid

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. 9327 6119
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*moːɡ/ /*ɡ·raːn/

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

木蘭

  1. (botany) red or lily magnolia (Magnolia liliiflora)
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

木蘭

  1. (Chinese legend) Mulan (a legendary female warrior, usually given the surname Hua )
  2. () Mulan County (a county of Harbin, Heilongjiang)
  3. () Mulan River (a watercourse of central Fujian which enters the Taiwan Strait in Putian's Hanjiang District)

Etymology 2[edit]

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Borrowing from Manchu ᠮᡠᡵᠠᠨ (muran).

Proper noun[edit]

木蘭

  1. (historical) A place for emperors to hunt in Hebei province.