芬芳

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Chinese[edit]

fragrant fragrant
simp. and trad.
(芬芳)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (2) (2)
Final () (59) (106)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰɨun/ /pʰʉɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰiun/ /pʰʷiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰiuən/ /pʰiuɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰun/ /pʰuaŋ/
Li
Rong
/pʰiuən/ /pʰiuaŋ/
Wang
Li
/pʰĭuən/ /pʰĭwaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰi̯uən/ /pʰiwaŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fēn fāng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fāng
Middle
Chinese
‹ phjang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[pʰ]aŋ/
English fragrant

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 1/1
No. 3154 3041
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰɯn/ /*pʰaŋ/
Notes

Adjective[edit]

芬芳

  1. fragrant; perfumed; sweet-smelling
    芬芳美麗滿枝椏 [MSC, trad.]
    芬芳美丽枝桠 [MSC, simp.]
    From: 茉莉花 (Mo Li Hua)
    fēnfāng měilì mǎn zhīyā [Pinyin]
    fragrant and beautiful, with many branches
  2. (figuratively) pleasant; noble; distinguished; righteous; graceful; elegant

Derived terms[edit]