翡翠

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Chinese[edit]

Chinese jadeite buttons.
green jade; kingfisher bluish-green; green jade
simp. and trad.
(翡翠)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (3) (14)
Final () (21) (16)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bʉiH/ /t͡sʰiuɪH/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷɨiH/ /t͡sʰʷiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/biuəiH/ /t͡sʰjuɪH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bujH/ /t͡sʰwiH/
Li
Rong
/biuəiH/ /t͡sʰuiH/
Wang
Li
/bĭwəiH/ /t͡sʰwiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱwe̯iH/ /t͡sʰwiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fèi cuì
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 3113 17944
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 2
Corresponding
MC rime
𥝋
Old
Chinese
/*bɯls/ /*sʰuds/
Notes

Noun[edit]

翡翠

  1. jadeite
  2. kingfisher

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (翡翠):

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
すい
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

翡翠 (hiragana ひすい, romaji hisui)

  1. jade (gem)
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Jinmeiyō
Irregular
EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) わせみ [kàwásémí] (Heiban - [0])
  • IPA(key): [ka̠ɰᵝa̠se̞mi]

Noun[edit]

翡翠 (hiragana かわせみ, katakana カワセミ, romaji kawasemi, historical hiragana かはせみ)

  1. a common kingfisher