Chinese

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ailment; illness; disease
ailment; illness; disease; fall ill; sick; defect
courtyard; institution
simp. and trad.
(病院)
 
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Etymology

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Attested since the Song dynasty. Contemporary usage is reinforced by Japanese (びょう)(いん) (byōin).

Pronunciation

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Note: piô-yín - from Japanese pronunciation.
Note: biô-ín - from Japanese pronunciation.

Noun

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病院

  1. specialized hospital (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. (dated or dialectal, now chiefly Dungan, Taiwanese Hokkien, Taiwanese Hakka, Taishanese) hospital (in general)

Synonyms

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Japanese

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Kanji in this term
びょう
Grade: 3
いん
Grade: 3
goon kan’yōon
 病院 on Japanese Wikipedia

Etymology

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(byō, illness) +‎ (-in, institution)

Pronunciation

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  • (Tokyo) びょーいん [byòóíń] (Heiban – [0])
  • IPA(key): [bʲo̞ːĩɴ]
  • Audio:(file)

Noun

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(びょう)(いん) (byōinびやうゐん (byawin)?

  1. a hospital (large medical facility)

Descendants

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  • Chuukese: pioing
  • Jeju: 벵완 (beng'wan)
  • Korean: 병원 (byeong'won)
  • Pohnpeian: pioing
  • Hokkien: 病院

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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病院 (byeong'won) (hangeul 병원)

  1. Hanja form? of 병원 (hospital).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun

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病院

  1. chữ Hán form of bệnh viện (hospital).