風水

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See also: 风水

Chinese[edit]

 
wind; news; style; custom; manner
water; river
trad. (風水)
simp. (风水)
Literally: “wind and water”.
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (1) (26)
Final () (2) (18)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨuŋ/ /ɕˠiuɪX/
Pan
Wuyun
/piuŋ/ /ɕʷᵚiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/piuŋ/ /ɕiuɪX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puwŋ/ /ɕjwiX/
Li
Rong
/piuŋ/ /ɕjuiX/
Wang
Li
/pĭuŋ/ /ɕwiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯uŋ/ /ɕwiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fēng shuǐ
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fēng shuǐ
Middle
Chinese
‹ pjuwng › ‹ sywijX ›
Old
Chinese
/*prəm/ /*s.turʔ/ (E dialect: *-r > *-j)
English wind (n.) water; river

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. 2921 11948
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*plum/ /*qʰʷljilʔ/

Noun[edit]

風水

  1. (literally) wind and water; wind and rain
  2. (figuratively) feng shui (a Chinese system of geomancy)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (風水):

Others:


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふう
Grade: 2
すい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

風水 (hiragana ふうすい, rōmaji fūsui)

  1. fengshui, feng shui

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

風水 (pungsu) (hangeul 풍수)

  1. Hanja form? of 풍수, “feng shui”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

風水

  1. Hán tự form of phong thủy, “feng shui