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U+7172, 煲
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7172

[U+7171]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7173]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 人木火 (ODF), four-corner 26809, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 678, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19260
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2218, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+7172

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

EtymologyEdit

The earliest attestation is found in Robert Morrison's A Dictionary of the Chinese Language (Zhang, 2016).

There are various proposals regarding the etymology of the word:

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • bau1 - "to boil";
  • bau1* - "pot".
Note:
  • bŏ̤ - "to boil";
  • bō̤ - "pot".
Note:
  • bao1 - "pot";
  • bu5 - "to boil".
 
Various kinds of (2).

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (chiefly Cantonese) pot; kettle; cauldron (Classifier: )
  2. (chiefly Cantonese) food in a pot
    枝竹羊腩 [Cantonese]  ―  zi1 zuk1 joeng4 naam5 bou1 [Jyutping]  ―  lamb brisket with bean curd in a pot
    魚香茄子 / 鱼香茄子 [Cantonese]  ―  jyu4 hoeng1 ke4-2 zi2 bou1 [Jyutping]  ―  fish-fragrant eggplant in a pot
  3. (chiefly Cantonese) to boil; to cook
  4. (Cantonese) to smoke (a cigarette)
  5. (Cantonese) to do something for a long time

CompoundsEdit