Last modified on 7 February 2014, at 07:41

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 176 +7, 16 strokes, cangjie input 一田戈十月 (MWIJB), composition)

  1. face
  2. cheeks
  3. jaw

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CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping fu2, fu6, Yale fu2, fu6)

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with kamachi (frame).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana かまち, romaji kamachi)

  1. the upper and lower jaw bones and cheek bones
Derived termsEdit
  • (kabachi)
  • (tsuragamachi)

Etymology 2Edit

/kamati/ → /kabati/. Medial -m- looses nasality and becomes a plosive. Cognate with kamachi (id).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana かばち, romaji kabachi)

  1. the upper and lower jaw bones and cheek bones
Derived termsEdit
  • (tsurakabachi)

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (fu3), Wade-Giles fu3)

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