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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (sickness) + phonetic  – illness. Note that 丙 also means “fire”, hence connotations of “lying feverishly in bed”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 104 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 大一人月 (KMOB), four-corner 00127, composition)

  1. illness, sickness, disease

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 772, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22127
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1182, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2664, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+75C5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping beng6, bing6, Yale beng6, bing6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. have a disease; disease
  2. being stiff and not able to move
  3. difficult
  4. suffer
  5. make one suffer

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 3798
  • Halpern: 3277
  • Halpern Learners: 2059
  • Heisig: 1682
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 5i5.3
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

NounEdit

(hiragana やまい, romaji yamai)

  1. illness; a disease
    彼は患った。
    かれはやまいをわずらった。
    kare wa yamai o wazuratta.
    He is affected with disease.
  2. a bad habit
    彼は人の物をとるがある。
    かれはひとのものをとるやまいがある。
    kare wa hito no mono o toru yamai ga aru.
    He is light-fingered.

SuffixEdit

(hiragana びょう, romaji -byō)

  1. disease
  2. illness, sickness

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(byeong) (hangeul , revised byeong, McCune-Reischauer pyŏng, Yale pyeng)

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MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin bìng (bing4), (na4), Wade-Giles ping4, na4)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bệnh, bạnh, nạch, bịnh)

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