Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 02:34

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

It look like an ideogrammic compounds, to divide one's money , but is only phonetic.

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +4, 11 strokes, cangjie input 金尸竹金 (CSHC), four-corner 80806)

  1. poor, impoverished, needy

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1205, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36677
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1667, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3628, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8CA7

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale pan4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. poverty

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bin) (hangeul , revised bin, McCune-Reischauer pin, Yale pin)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin pín (pin2), Wade-Giles p'in2)

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AdjectiveEdit

(traditional, Pinyin pín, simplified )

  1. poor
  2. inadequate, insufficient
  3. garrulous, talkative

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-02.