貔貅

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Chinese[edit]

(leopard) (leopard)
trad. (貔貅)
simp. #(貔貅)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (3) (32)
Final () (15) (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/biɪ/ /hɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/bi/ /hiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/bjɪ/ /xiəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bi/ /huw/
Li
Rong
/bi/ /xiu/
Wang
Li
/bi/ /xĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi/ /xi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiū
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
pei4 jau1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjij ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ij/
English kind of wild cat

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 1/1
No. 527 13920
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 1
Corresponding
MC rime
𣬈
Old
Chinese
/*bi/ /*qʰu/
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Particularly: “Hakka”

Noun[edit]

貔貅

  1. (Chinese mythology) pixiu, a mythical horned animal that is believed to bring luck
  2. (figuratively) fierce warrior

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Adjective[edit]

貔貅

  1. (Cantonese) naughty; mischievous

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
きゅう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
豼貅

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(きゅう) (hikyūひきう (fikiu)?

  1. (Chinese mythology) pixiu, a mythical horned animal that is believed to bring luck
  2. (figuratively) fierce warrior

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

貔貅 (bihyu) (hangeul 비휴)

  1. Hanja form? of 비휴 (pixiu).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

貔貅

  1. chữ Hán form of tỳ hưu (pixiu).