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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

(Yale faan6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

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)

CompoundsEdit

  • 飯饌 (반찬, banchan or panchan)

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin fàn
Zhuyin ㄈㄢˋ
IPA (key) /fa̠n⁵¹/

NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin fàn, measure word , simplified )

  1. cooked rice
  2. meal

CompoundsEdit

  • 飯菜
  • 飯鏟
  • 飯單
  • 飯店, 飯店兒
  • 飯館, 飯館兒
  • 飯鍋
  • 飯盒, 飯盒兒
  • 飯局
  • 飯來張口,衣來伸手
  • 飯粒, 飯粒兒
  • 飯量
  • 飯門, 飯門兒
  • 飯囊
  • 飯票, 飯票兒
  • 飯鋪, 飯鋪兒
  • 飯糗如草
  • 飯勺
  • 飯時
  • 飯食, 飯食兒
  • 飯攤, 飯攤兒
  • 飯堂
  • 飯廳
  • 飯桶
  • 飯碗
  • 飯轍
  • 飯莊
  • 飯桌, 飯桌兒
  • 飯座兒

Min NanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(traditional, POJ pn̄g, traditional , simplified )

  1. cooked rice
  2. meal

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phạn)

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 03:39