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U+8584, 薄
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8584

[U+8583]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8585]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 廿水戈戈 (TEII), four-corner 44146, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1060, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32083
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1523, character 40
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3307, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8584

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*pʰoːs, *pʰa, *pʰas
*baːɡs, *baɡ
*paː
*paː, *baːs
*paː
*paː
*paː, *pʰaː
*paː, *baːs
*paː
*paː, *pʰaː, *pʰaːʔ, *pʰaːs
秿 *paː, *pʰa, *baʔ
*paː, *pʰaː, *paʔ
*paːʔ
*paːʔ, *paːs
*pʰaː, *pʰaːs, *pʰa
*pʰaː, *pʰa
*pʰaːʔ
*pʰaːʔ
*pʰaːʔ, *paːɡ
*pʰaːs
*baː
*baː
*baː, *paʔ
*baː, *paʔ
*baː
*baː
*baː
簿 *baːʔ, *baːɡ
*baːs
*baːs
*pa, *paʔ, *pʰas
*paʔ
*paʔ
*paʔ
*paʔ, *pʰaʔ
*paʔ, *pʰa
*paɡs
*paɡs, *paːɡ, *pʰaːɡ
*pʰa
*pʰa
*ba
*baʔ
*baʔ
*baɡs
*paːɡ
*paːɡ
*paːɡ
*paːɡ
*paːɡ
*paːɡ
*paːɡ, *baːɡ
*paːɡ, *baɡ, *breːɡ
*pʰaːɡ
*pʰaːɡ
*baːɡ
*baːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *baːɡ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *pʰaːʔ, *paːɡ).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • báo - literary (“thin”);
  • bó - vernacular (“weak, poor, stingy”);
  • bò - only used in 薄荷.
Note:
  • po̍h - vernacular, surname;
  • po̍k - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (104)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bwɑk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷɑk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bwak̚/
Li
Rong
/buɑk̚/
Wang
Li
/buɑk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱwɑk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ bak ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ˤak/
English thin

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 3487
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. thin; slight; weak
  2. poor; stingy
  3. A surname​.
AntonymsEdit
  • (hòu, “thick”)
See alsoEdit

CompoundsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 蓾薄.

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. thin, weak, sparse
  2. dilute
  3. weak (tea)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana すすき, rōmaji Susuki)

  1. A female given name.

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 5225
  • Halpern: 2370
  • Halpern Learners: 1534
  • Heisig: 227
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3k13.11
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

NounEdit

(katakana ススキ, rōmaji susuki)

  1. Miscanthus sinensis a.k.a. Zebra Grass

PrefixEdit

(hiragana うす, rōmaji usu-)

  1. light (pink etc.)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bak) (hangeul )

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(bạc)

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