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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 月戈口 (BIR), four-corner 73260, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 978, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29369
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1429, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2065, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+80CE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (6)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰʌi/ /tʰɑ̆i/ /tʰᴀi/ /tʰəi/ /tʰəj/ /tʰɒi/ /tʰɒi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
tāi ‹ thoj › /*l̥ ˤə/ fetus

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
12259 0 /*l̥ʰɯː/

Noun[edit]

  1. fetus; unborn child

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese ‎(thoj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana たい, romaji tai)

  1. womb

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(tae) (hangeul , revised tae, McCune-Reischauer t'ae, Yale thay)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thai)

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