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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(a short axe ()) +  ‎(2 hands) – a pair of hands holding a weapon.

Han characterEdit

(radical 12 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人一金 (OMC), four-corner 72801, composition)

  1. soldier, troops

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /piŋ⁵⁵/
Harbin /piŋ⁴⁴/
Tianjin /piŋ²¹/
Jinan /piŋ²¹³/
Qingdao /piŋ²¹³/
Zhengzhou /piŋ²⁴/
Xi'an /piŋ²¹/
Xining /piə̃⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /piŋ⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /pĩn³¹/
Ürümqi /piŋ⁴⁴/
Wuhan /pin⁵⁵/
Chengdu /pin⁵⁵/
Guiyang /pin⁵⁵/
Kunming /pĩ/
Nanjing /pin³¹/
Hefei /pin²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /piəŋ¹¹/
Pingyao /piŋ¹³/
Hohhot /pĩŋ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /piŋ⁵³/
Suzhou /pin⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /pin³³/
Wenzhou /peŋ³³/
Hui Shexian /piʌ̃³¹/
Tunxi /pɛ¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /pin³³/
Xiangtan /pin³³/
Gan Nanchang /pin⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /pin⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /pin²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /peŋ⁵³/
Nanning /peŋ⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /piŋ⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /piŋ⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /piŋ⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /peiŋ⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /piã³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔbeŋ²³/
/ʔbia²³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (1)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɣiæŋ/ /pi̯ɐŋ/ /piɐŋ/ /pɯiaŋ/ /piajŋ/ /pĭɐŋ/ /piaŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bīng ‹ pjæng › /*praŋ/ weapon

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
865 0 /*praŋ/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana へい, romaji hei)

  1. a soldier
  2. a war machine; a weapon
  3. a war
  4. a soldier, but not officer; private; corporal; lance corporal

‎(hiragana つわもの, romaji tsuwamono)

  1. a war machine; a weapon
  2. military ration
  3. a brave and strong warrior
  4. a stubborn person

‎(hiragana ひょう, romaji hyō)

  1. another name for (ふ, fu) in shogi

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(byeong) (hangeul , revised byeong, McCune-Reischauer pyŏng)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(binh)

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