See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

The form of this character differs slightly between China and Japan:

in China: ,
in Japan:

That is, in China the bottom is roughly (strokes T-junction), while in Japan the bottom is (strokes cross).

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (nose) + phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 209 +0, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹山田一中 (HUWML), four-corner 26446)

  1. nose
  2. first
  3. KangXi radical 209

Usage notesEdit

has lost its sense as “nose” (now means “self”), and 鼻 is now used to mean “nose”.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: Template:Han KangXi link, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48498
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2066, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4779, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9F3B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping bei6, Yale bei6)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ phì, Guangdong p'i5; p'i6 [Hailu], p'i3 [Bao'an], Hagfa Pinyim pi4)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. nose

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana はな, romaji hana)

  1. a nose

EtymologyEdit

From pointing to ones nose to refer to oneself.

PronounEdit

(hiragana はな, romaji hana)

  1. first-person personal male pronoun; I, me

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bi) (hangeul , revised bi, McCune-Reischauer pi, Yale pi)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (bi2), Wade-Giles pi2)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bhì)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA phīnn (phinn7))

CompoundsEdit

  • 鼻仔

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tị)

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 16:42