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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (woman) + phonetic  – a kind of woman, a court lady or maid. 賓 also means “obey, submit”, hence connotations of “an obedient woman, a maid”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 女十一金 (VJMC), four-corner 43486, composition)

  1. court lady
  2. palace maid
  3. (archaic) a posthumous name for wives in Zhou ritual

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 272, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6819
  • Dae Jaweon: page 541, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1087, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+5B2A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping ban3, pan4, Yale ban3, pan4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 別嬪 (べっぴん, beppin)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bin) (hangeul , revised bin, McCune-Reischauer pin)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin pín (pin2), Wade-Giles p'in2)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tần)

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