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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +15, 19 strokes, cangjie input 火日廿水 (FATE), four-corner 96832, composition)

  1. crackle, pop, burst, explode, bomb

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 686, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19540
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1099, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2245, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+7206

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: (1)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɣauH/ /pauH/ /pauH/ /pɯauH/ /paɨwH/ /pauH/ /pauH/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (1)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɣʌk̚/ /pɔk̚/ /pɔk̚/ /pɯɔk̚/ /paɨwk̚/ /pɔk̚/ /pɔk̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: (1)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pwɑk̚/ /pwɑk̚/ /puɑk̚/ /pʷɑk̚/ /pwak̚/ /puɑk̚/ /puɑk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bào ‹ pæwH › /*pˤrawk-s/ explode (not pre-Qín)

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
334 3 /*proːwɢs/
335 3 /*poːwɢ/
337 3 /*proːwɢ/

VerbEdit

  1. to burst; to explode (from pressure, etc.)
  2. (of bombs, etc.) to explode

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. bomb
  2. explode, burst open

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(po, pok, bak) (hangeul , , , McCune-Reischauer p'o, p'ok, pak, Yale pho, phok, pak)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bạo, bạc, bộc)

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