衙門

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See also: 衙门

Chinese[edit]

office; yamen
 
opening; door; gate; doorway; gateway; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy)
trad. (衙門)
simp. (衙门)
variant forms 牙門牙门
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Etymology[edit]

Originally written as 牙門牙门. See () for more.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3 1/1
Initial () (31) (4)
Final () (98) (55)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () II I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋˠa/ /muən/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋᵚa/ /muon/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋa/ /muən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaɨ/ /mwən/
Li
Rong
/ŋa/ /muən/
Wang
Li
/ŋa/ /muən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋa/ /muən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mén
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
mén
Middle
Chinese
‹ mwon ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˁə[r]/
English gate, door

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 # 1/3 1/1
No. 13136 8960
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋraː/ /*mɯːn/
Notes

Noun[edit]

衙門

  1. (historical) yamen
  2. (Dungan) office; bureau

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]