TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手金尸竹 (QCSH), four-corner 58027, composition)

  1. dress up
  2. dress up as

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 418, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11829
  • Dae Jaweon: page 765, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1840, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+626E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping baan3, baan6, Yale baan3, baan6)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. dress-up, disguise

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese, with the addition of Old Japanese (su) for verb conjugation. (su) eventually evolved into modern Japanese する (suru).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

扮 + する (hiragana ふんする, romaji fun suru)

  1. to dress up in a disguise, to disguise oneself
    老人 (ろうじん) (ふん)して警察 (けいさつ) ()げた。
    rōjin ni funshite keisatsu o nigeta.
    He dressed up as / disguised himself as an old man and escaped from the police.
  2. to put on a costume, to play a role
    去年 (きょねん)ハムレットに (ふん)しました。
    kyonen hamuretto ni funshimashita.
    Last year I played / took the role of Hamlet.

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bun, ban) (hangeul [[, ]], revised bun, ban, McCune-Reischauer pun, pan, Yale pun, pan)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin bàn (ban4), Wade-Giles pan4)

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin bàn)

  1. to dress up, to disguise oneself
  2. to act, to play
  3. to put on an expression, to make faces

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-02.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ban, phẫn)

Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 07:49