See also: , , , ㄅ゙, and BOPOMOFO LETTER CF
Bpmf-b.svg
U+3105, ㄅ
BOPOMOFO LETTER B
[unassigned: U+3100–U+3104]

[U+30FF]
Bopomofo
[U+3106]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

LetterEdit

  • type: initial consonant
  • general transliteration: b
  • keyboard key: 1

DescendantsEdit


ChineseEdit

 
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Glyph originEdit

Derived from , the ancient form and current top portion of (Mandarin: bāo), "to wrap up; package".

Etymology 1Edit

Initial consonant derived from (Mandarin: bāo), "to wrap up; package" + rhyme.

PronunciationEdit


LetterEdit

  1. 1st letter of the Zhuyin alphabet
  2. 1st letter of the extended Zhuyin alphabet

PhonemeEdit

  1. (general) sound IPA(key): /p/
    (Pinyin: b), which is commonly present in Chinese

Etymology 2Edit

Simplified from , typing only ㄅ instead of the full character pronunciation on Zhuyin keyboard layouts.

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is an Internet slang variant form of .)

Etymology 3Edit

Simplified from , typing only ㄅ instead of the full character pronunciation on Zhuyin keyboard layouts.

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“not; can not; etc.”).
(This character, , is an Internet slang variant form of .)

Etymology 4Edit

Simplified from , typing only ㄅ instead of the full character pronunciation on Zhuyin keyboard layouts.

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to break apart with both hands; to bend; etc.”).
(This character, , is an Internet slang variant form of .)

ReferencesEdit


Northern Qiandong MiaoEdit

LetterEdit

  1. 1st letter of the Hmu Zhuyin alphabet.

PhonemeEdit

  1. sound IPA(key): /p/ (Hutton): b

ReferencesEdit

  • Joakim Enwall, A Myth Become Reality Vol.1 (Stockholm, 1994) page 198