玲瓏

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See also: 玲珑

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (玲瓏)
simp. (玲珑)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (37) (37)
Final () (125) (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () IV I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/leŋ/ /luŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/leŋ/ /luŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/lɛŋ/ /luŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lɛjŋ/ /ləwŋ/
Li
Rong
/leŋ/ /luŋ/
Wang
Li
/lieŋ/ /luŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lieŋ/ /luŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
líng lóng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 8300 8423
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reːŋ/ /*roːŋ/

Adjective[edit]

玲瓏

  1. (literary, onomatopoeia) Describing a pleasantly crisp or clear sound, for example of jade.
  2. (literary, ideophonic) brightly clear; bright and shining; crystalline
  3. (ideophonic, of an implement) exquisite; fine; well-made
  4. (ideophonic, of a person, usually a woman) clever; nimble

Derived terms[edit]