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letter; true; to believe; sign; evidence
drinkware; cup; glass
simp. and trad.
(信杯)
variant forms 信𤖯
信桮

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

信杯

  1. (Quanzhou Hokkien, divination) moon blocks (divination device)
  2. (Quanzhou Hokkien, divination) "divine answer" (one moon block flat and the other block round)

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 杯珓 (“moon blocks”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) , 杯珓
Mandarin Taiwan 杯筊,
Wuhan
Chengdu
Liuzhou 珓杯
Nantong
Cantonese Guangzhou , 珓杯
Hong Kong
Dongguan
Gan Nanchang
Lichuan 珓片,
Hakka Meixian
Yudu
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Hsinchu (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Huizhou Jixi
Min Bei Jian'ou 珓杯, 神珓仔, 神珓
Min Dong Fuzhou 珓杯,
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou , 信杯
Zhangzhou
Haikou
Leizhou 杯殼
Pinghua Nanning 珓子
Wu Suzhou
Hangzhou
Wenzhou 珓杯
Jinhua
Ningbo 珓背
Xiang Changsha