See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Derived from (tree) by the addition of an extra stroke, representing roots.

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 木一 (DM), four-corner 50230, composition)

  1. root, origin, source
  2. basis

AntonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 509, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14421
  • Dae Jaweon: page 891, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1151, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+672C

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping bun2, Yale bun2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

CounterEdit

(hiragana もと, romaji -moto)

  1. blades of grass and tree trunks
  2. falcons

NounEdit

(counter , hiragana もと, romaji moto)

  1. the source
  2. a root

Etymology 2Edit

CounterEdit

(hiragana ほん, romaji -hon)

  1. long cylindrical things such as glasses of drink, pairs of jeans, or trains and buses
  2. films or TV shows
  3. home runs or goals
  4. rounds of a match in boxing, wrestling or judo

NounEdit

(counter , hiragana ほん, romaji hon)

  1. a book
  2. a script; a scenario

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bon, McCune-Reischauer: pon, Yale: pon)
  • Name (hangeul): [[뿌리 (ppuri)]]()

CompoundsEdit

  • 本貫 (본관)
  • 本錢 (본전)

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin běn (ben3), Wade-Giles pen3)

CompoundsEdit

  • 本星期
  • 本性
  • 本性难移
  • 本义
  • 本意
  • 本应
  • 本影
  • 本源
  • 本月
  • 本着
  • 本征值
  • 本征向量
  • 本职
  • 本质
  • 本质上
  • 本周
  • 本周一
  • 本周二
  • 本周三
  • 本周四
  • 本周五
  • 本周六
  • 本子
  • 本字
  • 本族语
  • 本罪

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bổn, bản, bộn, bủn, bún, pắn, vẩn, vỏn, vốn, bốn, tựợng)

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 22:24