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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from . Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(insect) + phonetic  – a kind of insect.

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 中戈竹水十 (LIHEJ), four-corner 57154)

  1. bee, wasp, hornet

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1084, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1551, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2857, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8702

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/buŋ/ /bʱuŋ/ /buŋ/ /buŋ/ /bəwŋ/ /buŋ/ /buŋ/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (2)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰɨoŋ/ /pʰi̯woŋ/ /pʰioŋ/ /pʰioŋ/ /pʰuawŋ/ /pʰĭwoŋ/ /pʰioŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
fēng ‹ phjowng › /*pʰ(r)oŋ/ bee

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
3214 0 /*boːŋ/
3226 0 /*pʰoŋ/ 同蠭

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Apoidea

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. bee, wasp, hornet

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
はち
Grade: S
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Possibly cognate with Korean ‎(beol, bee, wasp, hornet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana はち, romaji hachi)

  1. a bee
  2. a wasp
  3. a hornet

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(bong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bong, McCune-Reischauer: pong, Yale: pong)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: beol, McCune-Reischauer: pŏl, Yale: pel)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phong, ong)

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