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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 205 +12, 25 strokes, cangjie input 火大口X山 (FKRXU))

  1. a fresh-water turtle, Trionyx sinensis

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1524, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48305
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2060, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4771, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+9F08

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping bit3, Yale bit3)

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JapaneseEdit

鼈(suppon)

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana すっぽん, katakana スッポン, romaji suppon)

  1. Chinese softshell turtle

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(byeol) (hangeul , revised byeol, McCune-Reischauer pyŏl, Yale pyel)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin biē (bie1), Wade-Giles pieh1)

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