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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (man) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +12, 14 strokes, cangjie input 人廿金人 (OTCO), four-corner 22234, composition)

  1. slave, servant

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 116, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1094
  • Dae Jaweon: page 247, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 218, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+50D5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping buk6, Yale buk6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. me
  2. I (male)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit


PronounEdit

(hiragana ぼく, katakana ボク, romaji boku)

  1. I (personal pronoun; implies that the speaker is a young boy or otherwise boyish)
  2. you; he; she (when the person to which this refers uses this term to refer to themselves, or is one who is assumed to use it, such as a young boy)

Usage notesEdit

If used by an adult male, semi-formal; in formal conversation is preferred, while in casual conversation is preferred.

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Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana しもべ, romaji shimobe)

  1. manservant; servant

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bok) (hangeul , revised bok, McCune-Reischauer pok, Yale pok)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (pu2), Wade-Giles p'u2)

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*bhuk)

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Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA po̍k (pok8))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bộc, bọc)

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