TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hand) + phonetic  – to place in line.

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 手中一卜 (QLMY), four-corner 51011, composition)

  1. row, rank, line

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 437, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12256
  • Dae Jaweon: page 787, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1895, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6392

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping paai4, Yale paai4)

  1. (military) platoon

Usage notesEdit

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon was composed of three squads (). In turn, three platoons formed a company ().


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bae) (hangeul , revised bae, McCune-Reischauer pae, Yale pay)

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin pái (pai2), Wade-Giles p'ai2)

  1. (military) platoon

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon was composed of three squads (). In turn, three platoons formed a company ().


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*bhæi)


Min NanEdit

Han characterEdit

(pâi (pai5))


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bài, bai, bày, bời, bay, bầy, vài, vời)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 13:57