U+787C, 硼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-787C

[U+787B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+787D]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 112, +8, 13 strokes, cangjie input 一口月月 (MRBB), four-corner 17620, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 831, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24254
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1247, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2439, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+787C

Chinese

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simp. and trad.

Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声) : semantic (stone) + phonetic .

Etymology 1

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Chemical element
B
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Originally only used in 硼砂 (“borax”): first attested in 《丹方鑑源》 (Tang dynasty), as 大朋砂. The here is a loanword; compare Middle Persian bwlk' (bōrag).

The “boron” sense of is a clipping or back-formation.

Pronunciation

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Definitions

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  1. (chemistry) boron
Synonyms
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  • (obsolete) 𥑢 ()

Compounds

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Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

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Definitions

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  1. (onomatopoeia) a loud sound
  2. Alternative form of (bèng, to jump)
  3. Alternative form of (pèng, to bump; to touch)

Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. boron

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(bung, pyeong) (hangeul , )

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