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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中戈心廿木 (LIPTD), four-corner 54194, composition)

  1. butterfly

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1091, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33333
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1556, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2868, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8776

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (6)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰep̚/ /tʰiep̚/ /tʰep̚/ /tʰep̚/ /tʰɛp̚/ /tʰiep̚/ /tʰɛp̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dep̚/ /dʱiep̚/ /dep̚/ /dep̚/ /dɛp̚/ /diep̚/ /dɛp̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dié ‹ dep › /*lˤep/ hu-dep: butterfly

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
11570 2 /*l̥ʰeːb/
11580 2 /*l'eːb/ 見漢詩

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tepu > tefu > *tewu > teu > /tyoː/ [choː].

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ちょう, romaji chō, historical hiragana てふ)

  1. butterfly

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jeop) (hangeul , revised jeop, McCune-Reischauer chŏp, Yale cep)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(điệp)

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