飛鳥

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See also: 飞鸟

Chinese[edit]

to fly bird; penis
trad. (飛鳥)
simp. (飞鸟)
alternative forms 蜚鳥蜚鸟

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • poe-chiáu/pe-chiáu - vernacular;
  • hui-niáu - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (5)
Final () (21) (93)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʉi/ /teuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʷɨi/ /teuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/piuəi/ /teuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puj/ /tɛwX/
Li
Rong
/piuəi/ /teuX/
Wang
Li
/pĭwəi/ /tieuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pwe̯i/ /tieuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fēi diǎo

Noun[edit]

飛鳥

  1. (flying) bird

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (飛鳥):

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
ちょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

/pʷi teu//fit͡ɕeu//hit͡ɕoː/

From Middle Chinese compound 飛鳥 (MC pʉi teuX).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

飛鳥(ひちょう) (hichō (historical kana ひてう)

  1. a flying bird
    Synonym: 飛禽 (hikin)
Proverbs[edit]
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Proper noun[edit]

飛鳥(ひちょう) (Hichō (historical kana ひてう)

  1. a surname
  2. a male or female given name

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
と(ぶ)
Grade: 4
とり
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Nominalization of 飛ぶ鳥 (tobu tori, flying bird).

Proper noun[edit]

飛鳥(とぶとり) (Tobutori

  1. a surname

Etymology 3[edit]

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 2
Irregular

From Old Japanese.

The kanji spelling is derived from the pillow word 飛ぶ鳥の (tobu tori no, flying bird of...), alluding to 明日香 (Asuka, a place name), both spellings were historically interchangeable.

Compare 春日 (Kasuga).

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

飛鳥(あすか) (Asuka

  1. a place name, especially the name of a village in Nara Prefecture
  2. a surname
  3. a male or female given name
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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