狐狸

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See also: 狐貍

Chinese[edit]

fox (dog); wild cat
simp. and trad.
(狐狸)
Wikipedia has articles on:
狐狸 (Cantonese)
fù-lì (Hakka)
hù-lì (Min Dong)
hô͘-lî (Min Nan)
狐狸 (Wu)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (33) (37)
Final () (23) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuo/ /lɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuo/ /lɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣo/ /lie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦɔ/ /lɨ/
Li
Rong
/ɣo/ /liə/
Wang
Li
/ɣu/ /lĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuo/ /li/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ hu › ‹ li › ‹ li ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɡ]ʷˤa/ /*[r]ə/ /*p.rə/
English fox 𧳏狸 *pə.[r]ə kind of wild cat (Jiāngnán pron. ap. Guō Pú, ca. 300 CE) kind of wild cat (pron. west of the Hángǔ pass, ap. Fāngyán)

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. 4358 7822
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡʷaː/ /*rɯ/
Notes

Noun[edit]

狐狸

  1. fox (Classifier: )
  2. (figuratively) sly person; treacherous person (Classifier: )

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 狐狸 (ɦuo lɨ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

狐狸 (hiragana こり, rōmaji kori)

  1. foxes and tanukis
  2. sly or treacherous person

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

狐狸

  1. Hán tự form of hồ li