軒轅

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Chinese[edit]

covered carriage; pavilion shafts of cart; yamen
trad. (軒轅)
simp. (轩辕)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (32) (35)
Final () (65) (66)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hɨɐn/ /ɦʉɐn/
Pan
Wuyun
/hiɐn/ /ɦʷiɐn/
Shao
Rongfen
/xiɐn/ /ɣiuɐn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hɨan/ /ɦuan/
Li
Rong
/xiɐn/ /ɣiuɐn/
Wang
Li
/xĭɐn/ /ɣĭwɐn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xɨ̯ɐn/ /i̯wɐn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiān yuán
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xuān yuán
Middle
Chinese
‹ xjon › ‹ hjwon ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʰa[r]/ /*[ɢ]ʷa[n]/
English nobleman"s carriage carriage-pole

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. 3641 16222
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰan/ /*ɢʷan/

Noun[edit]

軒轅

  1. (literary) tall gate

Proper noun[edit]

軒轅

  1. (mythology) Xuanyuan, the given name of the legendary Yellow Emperor
  2. (astronomy) Xuanyuan, the name of a Chinese constellation
  3. A surname​.