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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)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. bee, wasp, hornet

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
はち
Grade: S
kun'yomi

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bong)
Eumhun:

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

HanziEdit

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

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phong, ong)

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