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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *poʔ): semantic 广 ‎(building) + phonetic  ‎(OC *pos) – a type of building.

Han characterEdit

(radical 53 广+5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 戈人木戈 (IODI), four-corner 00240, composition广)

  1. warehouse, storehouse, stores
  2. government
  3. an East Asian administrative division of various status over the centuries, usually translated as prefecture or commandery
  4. prefectural capital
  5. prefect

SynonymsEdit

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 345, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9283
  • Dae Jaweon: page 654, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 877, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+5E9C

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (1)
Final: (24)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Closed
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: fǔ
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/pɨoX/ /pioX/ /pioX/ /puə̆X/ /pioX/ /pĭuX/ /pi̯uX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ pjuX › /*p(r)oʔ/ repository

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
3511 0 /*poʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji fu)

  1. The prefectural governments of Osaka and Kyoto.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(bu) (hangeul , revised bu, McCune-Reischauer pu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phủ)

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