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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *bin): semantic  ‎(woman) + phonetic  ‎(OC *mpin) – a kind of woman, a court lady or maid. 賓 also means “obey, submit”, hence connotations of “an obedient woman, a maid”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 女十一金 (VJMC), four-corner 43486, composition)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 272, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6819
  • Dae Jaweon: page 541, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1087, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+5B2A

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/biɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/bin/
Shao
Rongfen
/bjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bin/
Li
Rong
/biĕn/
Wang
Li
/bĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
pín
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 849
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*bin/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. court lady
  2. palace maid
  3. (archaic) a posthumous name for wives in Zhou ritual

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 別嬪 (べっぴん, beppin)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(bin) (hangeul , revised bin, McCune-Reischauer pin)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tần)

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