TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意): 𤤴 (two jade) +  (knife)

To cut jade to pieces with knife.

Han characterEdit

(radical 96 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 一土戈中土 (MGILG), four-corner 11114)

  1. class, group, grade
  2. squad
  3. job

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: Template:Han KangXi link, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20976
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1142, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1113, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+73ED

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping baan1, Yale baan1)

  1. (military) squad

Usage notesEdit

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon () was composed of three squads. With the infantry, the infantry squad would be composed of 14 soldiers, of 10 riflemen, and one light machine gun unit.


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. group, party, section

ReadingsEdit

SuffixEdit

(hiragana はん, romaji -han)

  1. group, party
  2. (military) section

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ban) (hangeul , revised ban, McCune-Reischauer pan, Yale pan)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin bān (ban1), Wade-Giles pan1)

  1. (military) squad

Usage notesEdit

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon () was composed of three squads. With the infantry, the infantry squad would be composed of 14 soldiers, of 10 riflemen, and one light machine gun unit.

Derived termsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ban, băn)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 14:22