Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 08:56

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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Due to differences in form of radical, Japanese form rather analyzed as  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 63 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹尸月廿 (HSBT), 戈尸月廿 (ISBT), X戈尸月廿 (XISBT), four-corner 30227, composition, ⿸冊, ⿸冊)

  1. (adjective) flat
  2. tablet, signboard

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 415, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11724
  • Dae Jaweon: page 760, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2261, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+6241

ChineseEdit

 
(surname); small boat; flat; tablet; inscription
simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (扁), Pronunciation 1/4

Initial: 滂 (2)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 芳連切
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Shangfang
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Karlgren
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Pan
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Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰiᴇn/ /pʰi̯ɛn/ /pʰiɛn/ /pʰiɛn/ /pʰian/ /pʰĭɛn/ /pʰjæn/
Character (扁), Pronunciation 2/4

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 方典切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
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Li
Shao
Rongfen
/penX/ /pienX/ /penX/ /penX/ /pɛnX/ /pienX/ /pɛnX/
Character (扁), Pronunciation 3/4

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 薄泫切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
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Rong
Pan
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Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/benX/ /bʱienX/ /benX/ /benX/ /bɛnX/ /bienX/ /bɛnX/
Character (扁), Pronunciation 4/4

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 符善切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
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Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/biᴇnX/ /bʱi̯ɛnX/ /biɛnX/ /biɛnX/ /bianX/ /bĭɛnX/ /bjænX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
biǎn ‹ penX › /*pˤe[r]ʔ/ flat and thin

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
715 2 /*pʰen/
724 2 /*benʔ/
732 2 /*peːnʔ/
744 2 /*beːnʔ/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(pyeon, byeon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: pyeon, byeon, McCune-Reischauer: p'yŏn, pyŏn, Yale: phyen, pyen)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

扁 (biển, bẽn, bên, thiên)

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