衛生

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See also: 衞生 and 卫生

Chinese[edit]

 
to guard; to protect; to defend; (surname)
 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
trad. (衛生/衞生) /
simp. (卫生)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (35) (21)
Final () (38) (109)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () Chongniu III II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦˠiuᴇiH/ /ʃˠæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷᵚieiH/ /ʃᵚaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuæiH/ /ʃaŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦjwiajH/ /ʂaɨjŋ/
Li
Rong
/ɣjuɛiH/ /ʃɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭwɛiH/ /ʃɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wɛiH/ /ʂɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wèi shēng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wèi shēng
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjwejH › ‹ sræng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷ(r)a[t]-s/ /*sreŋ/ (MC srj- > sr-; or *s.reŋ ?)
English to guard bear, be born; live

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 1/2
No. 12964 11312
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷads/ /*sʰleːŋ/
Notes

Noun[edit]

衛生

  1. hygiene; sanitation; health
    講究衛生 / 讲究卫生  ―  jiǎngjiu wèishēng  ―  to pay attention to hygiene
    衛生 / 卫生  ―  gǎo wèishēng  ―  to do cleaning

Adjective[edit]

衛生

  1. hygienic

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (衛生):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えい
Grade: 5
せい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

衛生 (hiragana えいせい, rōmaji eisei)

  1. hygiene, sanitary, health

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

衛生 (wisaeng) (hangeul 위생)

  1. Hanja form? of 위생, “hygiene”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

衛生

  1. Hán tự form of vệ sinh, “hygiene