頭髮

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Chinese[edit]

head; (noun suffix) hair
trad. (頭髮)
simp. (头发)

Etymology[edit]

Attested in the Han Dynasty.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (7) (1)
Final () (137) (68)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dəu/ /pʉɐt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/dəu/ /pʷiɐt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/dəu/ /piuɐt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dəw/ /puat̚/
Li
Rong
/du/ /piuɐt̚/
Wang
Li
/dəu/ /pĭwɐt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱə̯u/ /pi̯wɐt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tóu fa
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
tóu
Middle
Chinese
‹ duw › ‹ pjot ›
Old
Chinese
/*[m-t]ˁo/ /*pot/
English head root; hair (of head)

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. 2465 151
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*doː/ /*pod/

Noun[edit]

頭髮

  1. hair (on the head) (Classifier: m c;  m;  m;  m)
    頭髮 / 头发  ―  yī lǚ tóufa  ―  a lock of hair

Usage notes[edit]

For hair on other parts of the body, use (máo) instead.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]