TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Rice was used to make face powder

ReferencesEdit

  • 2005, William McNaughton, Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition, edition 2nd Edition, Tuttle, ISBN 978-0804835091, page 27:

Han characterEdit

(radical 119 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 火木金尸竹 (FDCSH), four-corner 98927, composition)

  1. powder, face powder
  2. plaster
  3. rice noodles
  4. bean or sweet potato noodles
  5. starch
  6. pink

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 907, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26872
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1332, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3143, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+7C89

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping fan2, Yale fan2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 受粉
  • 骨粉
  • 胡粉
  • 鱗粉
  • 金粉
  • 銀粉
  • 鉄粉
  • 粉砕

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin fěn (fen3), Wade-Giles fen3)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fěn)

  1. powder
  2. face powder
  3. food made from starch (noodles)
  4. white
  5. pink

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-01.

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*biə̌n, pǘn)


Min NanEdit

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, POJ hún)

  1. powder

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phấn)

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 23:27