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2012-04-27 11:02:19Mandarin Pronounciation question
Posted by: justsojazzIn【此之谓自谦】, should 【谦】be pronounced ㄑㄧㄢˋ (qian4) or ㄑㄧㄝˋ (qie4)?

The 三民书局:四书读本 gives the latter pronounciation, whereas both the 正中形音义综合大字典 and the 五南:国语活用辞典 list the former pronounciation (while quoting the above passage from the 大学 as an example of that particular usage).

According to the commentary, 谦 should be read as 慊。However, 慊 can be pronounced in both ways...

2012-04-27 11:37:02Mandarin Pronounciation question
Posted by: justsojazzHowever, the 正中形音义综合大字典 does quote another scholar (朱骏声)who commented on the above passage as follows:【谦,假借为惬】

This seems to contradict the dictionary's own listed pronunciation (I previously misspelled the word) of ㄑㄧㄢˋ (qian4), since 惬 is pronounced ㄑㄧㄝˋ (qie4).



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