TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (insect) + phonetic  – a kind of insect.

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 中戈竹水十 (LIHEJ), four-corner 57154)

  1. bee, wasp, hornet

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1084, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1551, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2857, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8702

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping fung1, Yale fung1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. bee, wasp, hornet

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese. Possibly cognate with Korean (beol, bee, wasp, hornet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana はち, romaji hachi)

  1. a bee
  2. a wasp
  3. a hornet

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bong, McCune-Reischauer: pong, Yale: pong)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: beol, McCune-Reischauer: pŏl, Yale: pel)

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin fēng (feng1), Wade-Giles feng1)

CompoundsEdit

  • 蜂巢
  • 蜂刺
  • 蜂毒
  • 蜂房
  • 蜂糕
  • 蜂集
  • 蜂聚
  • 蜂蜡
  • 蜂蜜
  • 蜂鸣器
  • 蜂鸟
  • 蜂农
  • 蜂起
  • 蜂王
  • 蜂王浆
  • 蜂窝
  • 蜂窝煤
  • 蜂舞
  • 蜂箱
  • 蜂响器
  • 蜂拥
  • 蜂子

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phong, ong)

Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 09:24