Last modified on 30 April 2014, at 12:22

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (a short axe ()) +  (2 hands) – a pair of hands holding a weapon.

Han characterEdit

(radical 12 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人一金 (OMC), four-corner 72801, composition)

  1. soldier, troops

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CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping bing1, Yale bing1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana へい, romaji hei)

  1. a soldier
  2. a war machine; a weapon
  3. a war
  4. a soldier, but not officer; private; corporal; lance corporal

(hiragana つわもの, romaji tsuwamono)

  1. a war machine; a weapon
  2. military ration
  3. a brave and strong warrior
  4. a stubborn person

(hiragana ひょう, romaji hyō)

  1. an another name for (ふ, fu) in shogi

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(byeong) (hangeul , revised byeong, McCune-Reischauer pyŏng)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin bīng (bing1), (ji1), Wade-Giles ping1, chi1)

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*biæng)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(binh, bênh, banh)

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