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TranslingualEdit

Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Due to differences in form of radical, Japanese form rather analyzed as  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 63 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹尸月廿 (HSBT) or 戈尸月廿 (ISBT) or X戈尸月廿 (XISBT), four-corner 30227, composition or ⿸ or ⿸)

  1. (adjective) flat
  2. tablet, signboard

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 415, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11724
  • Dae Jaweon: page 760, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2261, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+6241

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/4 2/4 3/4 4/4
Initial () (2) (1) (3) (3)
Final () (77) (85) (85) (77)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open Open
Division () III IV IV III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰiᴇn/ /penX/ /benX/ /biᴇnX/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰiɛn/ /penX/ /benX/ /biɛnX/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰjæn/ /pɛnX/ /bɛnX/ /bjænX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰian/ /pɛnX/ /bɛnX/ /bianX/
Li
Rong
/pʰiɛn/ /penX/ /benX/ /biɛnX/
Wang
Li
/pʰĭɛn/ /pienX/ /bienX/ /bĭɛnX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰi̯ɛn/ /pienX/ /bʱienX/ /bʱi̯ɛnX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
piān biǎn biàn biàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
biǎn
Middle
Chinese
‹ penX ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˤe[r]ʔ/
English flat and thin

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
Reading # 1/4 2/4 3/4 4/4
No. 715 724 732 744
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2 2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰen/ /*benʔ/ /*peːnʔ/ /*beːnʔ/

AdjectiveEdit

  1. flat and thin (like a pancake)
    呢個枕頭已經 [Cantonese, trad.]
    呢个枕头已经 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Ni1 go3 zam2 tau4 ji5 ging1 co5 dou3 bin2 saai3. [Jyutping]
    This pillow has been sat on until it's all flat.
      ―  cǎibiǎn  ―  to trample flat

See alsoEdit

  • (báo)
  • (píng, “flat; smooth; level”)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. flat (adjective)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(pyeon, byeon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: pyeon, byeon, McCune-Reischauer: p'yŏn, pyŏn, Yale: phyen, pyen)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

扁 (biển, bẽn, bên, thiên)

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