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Chinese[edit]

 
speech; language; dialect; tell to
 
to speak; to say; talk; word
trad. (語言)
simp. (语言)
anagram 言語言语

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (31) (31)
Final () (22) (65)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɨʌX/ /ŋɨɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋiɔX/ /ŋiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiɔX/ /ŋiɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋɨə̆X/ /ŋɨan/
Li
Rong
/ŋiɔX/ /ŋiɐn/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭoX/ /ŋĭɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯woX/ /ŋɨ̯ɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yán
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 3/4
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yán
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngjoX › ‹ ngjon ›
Old
Chinese
/*ŋ(r)aʔ/ /*ŋa[n]/
English speak speak; speech

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 # 1/2 1/1
No. 13159 14271
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaʔ/ /*ŋan/

Noun[edit]

語言

  1. (countable, uncountable) language (Classifier: ;  m)
    羅曼語言 / 罗曼语言  ―  luómàn yǔyán  ―  Romance language
    語言 / 语言  ―  Nǐ huì shuō nǎ xiē yǔyán?  ―  What languages do you speak?
    少數族群語言 / 少数族群语言  ―  shǎoshù zúqún yǔyán  ―  minority language
    授課語言 / 授课语言  ―  shòukè yǔyán  ―  medium of instruction
  2. speech
  3. written language
  4. sound of bird
  5. conversation

Adjective[edit]

語言

  1. (attributive) linguistic (relating to languages, or language use)
    語言慣例 / 语言惯例  ―  yǔyán guànlì  ―  linguistic convention
Derived terms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Initial () (31) (31)
Final () (22) (65)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɨʌH/ /ŋɨɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋiɔH/ /ŋiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiɔH/ /ŋiɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋɨə̆H/ /ŋɨan/
Li
Rong
/ŋiɔH/ /ŋiɐn/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭoH/ /ŋĭɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯woH/ /ŋɨ̯ɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yán

Verb[edit]

語言

  1. to tell