狐狸

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See also: 狐貍

Chinese[edit]

fox (dog); wild cat
simp. and trad.
(狐狸)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Note: wu4 lei4 - literary.
Note:
  • hou5 lai5 - vernacular;
  • hu5 li5 - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1 1/2 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ hu › ‹ li › ‹ li ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[ɡ]ʷˁa/ /*[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: )

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    Derived terms[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Sino-Xenic (狐狸):
    • Japanese: 狐狸(こり) (kori)
    • Korean: 호리 (狐貍, hori)
    • Vietnamese: hồ li (狐狸)

    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(こり) (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

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Hán tự in this term

    Noun[edit]

    狐狸

    1. Hán tự form of hồ li.