Last modified on 30 April 2015, at 22:19

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 24 +10, 12 strokes, cangjie input 十戈月戈 (JIBI), four-corner 43046, composition)

  1. gamble, play games
  2. wide, broad, rich, abundant, plentiful

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 157, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2761
  • Dae Jaweon: page 360, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 66, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+535A

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (博), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 鐸
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 補各切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pwɑk̚/ /pwɑk̚/ /puɑk̚/ /pʷɑk̚/ /pwak̚/ /puɑk̚/ /puɑk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ pak › /*pˤak/ broad

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3474 0 /*paːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana ひろし, romaji Hiroshi)

  1. A male given name

SuffixEdit

(hiragana はく, romaji -haku)

  1. doctor, PhD
  2. exposition, fair

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bak)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bak, McCune-Reischauer: pak)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bác, mác, bạc, vác)

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