羲和

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Chinese[edit]

surname; name of an emperor
 
mix together; peace; harmony; and; with; union; cap (a poem); respond in singing; soft; warm
simp. and trad.
(羲和)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (32) (33)
Final () (13) (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () Chongniu III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hˠiᴇ/ /ɦuɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/hᵚiɛ/ /ɦuɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/xiɛ/ /ɣuɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hjiə̆/ /ɦwa/
Li
Rong
/xje/ /ɣuɑ/
Wang
Li
/xǐe/ /ɣuɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xie̯/ /ɣuɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huó
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ xje › ‹ hwa ›
Old
Chinese
/*ŋ̊(r)aj/ /*[ɢ]ˁoj/
English (proper name) harmonious

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 1/2
No. 13059 4932
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*hŋral/ /*ɡoːl/

Proper noun[edit]

羲和

  1. (Chinese mythology) Xi and He (two pairs of brothers who Emperor Yao commanded to observe the heavenly bodies and make the calendar)
  2. (Chinese mythology) Xihe (a solar diety who charioteers the sun, also the mother of ten suns)

Noun[edit]

羲和

  1. (literary, figuratively) the sun
  2. (historical) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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