蟾蜍

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Chinese[edit]

moon; (striped) toad Bufo vulgaris; toad
simp. and trad.
(蟾蜍)
alt. forms 蟾蠩
蟾諸蟾诸
蟬蜍蝉蜍
蟾蜍

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 2/2
Initial () (23) (25) (25)
Final () (153) (153) (22)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () III III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇm/ /d͡ʑiᴇm/ /d͡ʑɨʌ/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛm/ /d͡ʑiɛm/ /d͡ʑiɔ/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjæm/ /d͡ʑjæm/ /d͡ʑiɔ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciam/ /d͡ʑiam/ /d͡ʑɨə̆/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiɛm/ /ʑiɛm/ /ʑiɔ/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭɛm/ /ʑĭɛm/ /ʑĭo/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯ɛm/ /ʑi̯ɛm/ /ʑi̯wo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhān chán chú

Noun[edit]

蟾蜍

  1. toad (Classifier: )
  2. Jin Chan, the Chinese Money Toad
  3. (literary) moon

Synonyms[edit]

  • (toad):
Dialectal synonyms of 蟾蜍 (“toad”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 戚施詹諸
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蟾蜍
Mandarin Beijing 疥蛤蟆疥蛤子
Taiwan 癩蛤蟆
Jinan 疥蛤蟆
Xi'an 疥肚子
Wuhan 癩蛤蟆
Chengdu 癩蜞螞兒癩疙寶
Yangzhou 癩瘊子
Hefei 癩大蛄子癩瘊子
Cantonese Guangzhou 蠄蟝
Hong Kong 蠄蟝
Taishan 蠄蜍
Yangjiang 蠄蜍
Gan Nanchang 癩蛤蟆
Hakka Meixian 蟾蜍螺
Xingning 蛤蟆
Huidong 蛤蟆蟾蜍
Qujiang 蟾蜍婆
Xiaosanjiang 蛤蟆
Changting 黽角
Pingyu 𧊅子
Wuping 雞舅婆
Liancheng 蚊家甲
Ninghua 癩蛤蟆
Yudu 癩蛤蟆蚊蛤
Ruijin 蚊蛤
Shicheng 蚊蛤
Shangyou 蚊蛤
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蟾蜍
Liudui (S. Sixian) 蟾蜍螺
Hsinchu (Hailu) 蟾蜍
Dongshi (Dabu) 蟾蜍
Zhuolan (Raoping) 蟾蜍
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 蚯蚯婆
Jin Taiyuan 疥蛤蟆
Min Bei Jian'ou 屎坑粕蛤蟆仔
Min Dong Fuzhou 老婆
Min Nan Xiamen 螿蜍
Quanzhou 螿蜍
Zhangzhou 螿蜍
Taipei 螿蜍
Kaohsiung 螿蜍
Tainan 螿蜍
Taichung 螿蜍
Hsinchu 螿蜍
Lukang 螿蜍
Sanxia 螿蜍蟾蜍
Yilan 螿蜍
Kinmen 螿蜍
Magong 螿蜍
Chaozhou 蛤婆
Wu Shanghai 癩水蛤巴癩蛤巴癩團癩水癩蛤蟆
Suzhou 癩團
Wenzhou 刺牯癩蛙蟆
Xiang Changsha 癩頭蛤蟆癩蛤蟆
Shuangfeng 鬼蟆蟈
  • (Money Toad): 金蟾 (jīnchán)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (蟾蜍):
  • Japanese:  (せん) (じょ) (senjo)
  • Korean: 섬여 (蟾蜍, seomyeo)

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Noun[edit]

蟾蜍 (hiragana ひきがえる, katakana ヒキガエル, rōmaji hikigaeru, historical hiragana ひきがへる, historical katakana ヒキガヘル)

  1. Alternative spelling of 蟇蛙 (toad) (amphibian similar to a frog)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Hyōgaiji
じょ
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

From Chinese 蟾蜍

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蟾蜍 (hiragana せんじょ, katakana センジョ, rōmaji senjo, historical hiragana せんじよ)

  1. a toad (amphibian similar to a frog)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3