roots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; (a measure word)
branch of study; administrative section; division; field; branch; stage directions; family (taxonomy); rules; laws; to mete out (punishment); to levy (taxes, etc.); to fine somebody
|simp. and trad.
- Cantonese (Jyutping): bun2 fo1
- Min Nan (POJ): pún-kher / pún-kho
- Min Nan
- (Hokkien: Quanzhou)
- (Hokkien: mainstream Taiwanese, Xiamen, Zhangzhou)