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river north
simp. and trad.
(河北)
anagram 北河
Literally: “north of the river”.
 
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EtymologyEdit

Hebei
So named as it lies on the north of the Yellow River.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (33) (1)
Final () (94) (131)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦɑ/ /pək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦɑ/ /pək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣɑ/ /pək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦa/ /pək̚/
Li
Rong
/ɣɑ/ /pək̚/
Wang
Li
/ɣɑ/ /pək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣɑ/ /pək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bo
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
běi
Middle
Chinese
‹ ha › ‹ pok ›
Old
Chinese
/*[C.ɡ]ˁaj/ /*pˁək/
English river north

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 # 1/1 1/1
No. 7459 414
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡaːl/ /*pɯːɡ/

Proper nounEdit

河北

  1. () Hebei (a province of China)
  2. (historical) region north of the Yellow River
  3. () Kahoku (a city in Ishikawa, Japan)

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
ほく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Proper nounEdit

河北 (hiragana かほく, rōmaji Kahoku)

  1. Hebei
  2. a place name, such as that of Kahoku Town in Yamagata Prefecture

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

河北 (Habuk) (hangeul 하북)

  1. Hanja form? of 하북 (Hebei).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

Proper nounEdit

河北

  1. Hán tự form of Hà Bắc (Hebei).