TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 水戈月戈 (EIBI), four-corner 33142)

  1. big, great, vast, wide
  2. widespread

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 640, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17957
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1047, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1695, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6EA5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale pou2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bu, bak) (hangeul [[, ]], revised bu, bak, McCune-Reischauer pu, pak, Yale pu, pak)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (pu3), Wade-Giles p'u3)

Last modified on 15 April 2011, at 08:59