法律

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Chinese[edit]

 
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
law
simp. and trad.
(法律)
anagram 律法

Etymology[edit]

Reborrowing from Japanese 法律 (ほうりつ)(hōritsu).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (37)
Final () (148) (52)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨɐp̚/ /liuɪt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/piɐp̚/ /lʷit̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/piɐp̚/ /ljuet̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puap̚/ /lwit̚/
Li
Rong
/piɐp̚/ /liuĕt̚/
Wang
Li
/pĭwɐp̚/ /lĭuĕt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯wɐp̚/ /li̯uĕt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fa
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ pjop › ‹ lwit › ‹ lwit ›
Old
Chinese
/*[p.k]ap/ /*[r]ut/ /*[r]ut/
English model, law law, rule (n.) 不律 writing brush (pron. in Wú 吳 ap. Shuōwén; E. Hàn)

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. 2867 15978
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pqab/ /*rud/
Notes

Noun[edit]

法律

  1. law
  2. law; act; statute

Derived terms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (法律):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: 4
りつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

法律 ‎(hiragana ほうりつ, romaji hōritsu)

  1. The field, profession, and study of law. The rule of law. (Synonym: 法学)
  2. A statute. An act of a legislature.
    • その法律不当だ。
      そのほうりつふとうだ。
      sono hōritsu wa futō da.
      That law is unjust.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

法律 ‎(beomnyul) ‎(hangeul 법률)

  1. Hanja form? of 법률, “law”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

法律

  1. Hán tự form of pháp luật, “law