貔貅

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Chinese[edit]

(leopard) (leopard)
simp. and trad.
(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
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/

Noun[edit]

貔貅

  1. (mythology) Pixiu, a mythical horned animal that is believed to bring luck
  2. (figuratively) fierce warrior
  3. (Cantonese) mischiefmaker; troublemaker

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Adjective[edit]

貔貅

  1. (Cantonese) naughty; mischievous