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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 119 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 火木卜廿 (FDYT), four-corner 90918, composition)

  1. grain
  2. small particle

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 907, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26884
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1333, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3145, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+7C92

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (粒), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 緝
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 力入切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liɪp̚/ /li̯əp̚/ /liəp̚/ /lip̚/ /lip̚/ /lĭĕp̚/ /ljep̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ lip › /*p.rəp/ grains of rice

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7870 1 /*rɯb/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Classifier for grainlike things: granule, grain, particle

Compounds[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana つぶ, romaji tsubu)

  1. grain, bead, drop

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana つぶ, romaji -tsubu)

  1. counter for small round objects including grains, seeds, pills, drops

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(rip>ip) (hangeul >, revised rip>ip, McCune-Reischauer rip>ip, Yale lip>ip)

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