Last modified on 27 July 2014, at 14:18

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 水土戈 (EGI), four-corner 34131, composition)

  1. law, rule, regulation, statute, method, art, mode
  2. dharma
  3. divine energy of Taoism

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 616, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17290
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1010, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1579, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6CD5

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 乏
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 方乏切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɨɐp̚/ /pi̯wɐp̚/ /piɐp̚/ /piɐp̚/ /puap̚/ /pĭwɐp̚/ /piɐp̚/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. law, rule, regulation, statute, method
  2. France, French
  3. Dharma

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ほう, romaji )

  1. principle
  2. law
  3. code of law
  4. method
  5. etiquette
  6. (Buddhism) dharma
  7. (grammar) mood
  8. (mathematics) divisor

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(beop) (hangeul , revised beop, McCune-Reischauer pŏp, Yale pep)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(pháp, phấp, phép, phăm, phắp)

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