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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 月大尸 (BKS), four-corner 74227, composition)

  1. ribs
  2. chest

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 973, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29239
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1424, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2043, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+808B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping laak6, lak6, Yale laak6, lak6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
あばら
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

By extension from , 荒ら (abara), "loosely spaced with sizable gaps", itself possibly related to the root ばら (bara), "scattered".

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana あばら, romaji abara)

  1. short for 肋骨 (abarabone): rib (body part)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ばら
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Shortened from あばら (abara).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ばら, katakana バラ, romaji bara)

  1. short for 肋肉 (baraniku): rib (meat, generally beef or pork)
Usage notesEdit

This word is more often spelled in hiragana as ばら or in katakana as バラ.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(reuk>neuk) (hangeul >, revised reuk>neuk, McCune-Reischauer rŭk>nŭk, Yale luk>nuk)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (le4), Wade-Giles le4)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lặc)

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