TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (meat, body) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 中心月 (LPB), four-corner 11227, composition)

  1. back
  2. back side
  3. behind
  4. betray

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 977, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29363
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1429, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2058, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+80CC

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping bui3, Yale bui3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji se)

  1. one's back (part of the human body)
  2. one's height
  3. the rear of something, the area behind

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bae, pae) (hangeul [[, ]], revised bae, pae, McCune-Reischauer pae, p'ae, Yale pay, phay)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin bèi (bei4), Wade-Giles pei4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bối, bội, bổi, bồi)

Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 03:25