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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 水月弓木 (EBND), four-corner 32147, composition)

  1. to float, drift, waft
  2. to exceed
  3. superfluous

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 624, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17487
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1022, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1629, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6D6E

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bɨu/ /bʱi̯ə̯u/ /biu/ /biu/ /buw/ /bĭəu/ /biəu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ bjuw › /*m.b(r)u/ float (v.)

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
3346 1 /*bu/

VerbEdit

  1. to float
    水面  ―  zài shuǐmiàn  ―  float on (top of) water

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phù, nổi)

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