Last modified on 27 October 2014, at 14:22
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (food) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 184 +4, 13 strokes, cangjie input 人戈竹水 (OIHE), four-corner 81747, composition)

  1. cooked rice
  2. food
  3. meal

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1417, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44064
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1941, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4444, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+98EF

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping faan6, Yale faan6)

  1. rice

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Kanji in this term
めし
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

NounEdit

(hiragana めし, romaji meshi)

  1. cooked rice
  2. (informal) meal
     (めし) ()
    meshi o kuu
    eat a meal

Usage notesEdit

This is an informal way to refer to food, and  () (kuu) is a correspondingly informal way to say "eat."


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ban) (hangeul , revised ban, McCune-Reischauer pan, Yale pan)

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CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin fàn, classifier , simplified )

  1. cooked rice
  2. meal

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(traditional, POJ pn̄g, traditional , simplified )

  1. cooked rice
  2. meal

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phạn)

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