Last modified on 25 February 2015, at 16:26

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

KanjiEdit

  1. cheek, cheekbone

ReadingsEdit

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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