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U+8FBA, 辺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8FBA

[U+8FB9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8FBB]

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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han characterEdit

(radical 162, +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 卜尸竹 (YSH), four-corner 37302, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1253, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38710
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1735, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 6, page 3815, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8FBA

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Etymology 1: Simplified from , where the original phonetic component (OC *hljuʔ, *hljus) was replaced with the more apparent and less complicated phonetic component (dāo).

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“way; path; road; etc.”).
(This character, , is the second-round simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“edge; border; side; border; boundary; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

/pen//fen//hen/

From Middle Chinese (MC pen, “edge; margin, border; nearby, vicinity”).

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana へん, rōmaji hen)

  1. (colloquial) place, general area, vicinity
     (かれ)はその (へん)にいるはずだ。
    Kare wa sono hen ni iru hazu da.
    He must be there or somewhere.

Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana へん, rōmaji hen)

  1. (geometry) the joining line between two vertices of a polygon; edge, [side]
  2. (graph theory) any of the connected pairs of the vertices in a graph; edge

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
kun’yomi

/pe1/ invalid IPA characters (1)/pe//fe//he/

From Old Japanese. The root of the modern Japanese directional particle (e).[3][1][4]

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji he)

  1. place, general area, vicinity

SuffixEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji -he)

  1. (obsolete) place, general area, vicinity
Usage notesEdit

The suffix sense underwent phonological changes, with the reading shifting to either e or be. See also be below.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
kun’yomi

/pe1/ invalid IPA characters (1)/pe//be/

From Old Japanese, from pe above.[3][1][4] The he changes to be as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji -be)

  1. place, general area, vicinity
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term
へた
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese.[3][1][4] Originally a compound of (he, vicinity, see he above) +‎ (ta, place, area, the same ta element in 貴方 anata, now “you” in modern Japanese but previously meaning “that one over there”).[3]

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana へた, rōmaji heta)

  1. (obsolete) the area near something or along the edge of something

SuffixEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana へた, rōmaji -heta)

  1. the area near something or along the edge of something
Usage notesEdit

In modern Japanese, this changes phonologically into either /-ppeta/ or /-beta/.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Kanji in this term
へち
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

From at least the late Heian period.[3] Originally a compound of (he, vicinity, see he above) +‎ (chi, area?, the same chi element used to indicate general area in こち kochi, “around here, this area” and related words).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana へち, rōmaji hechi)

  1. (obsolete) the area near something or along the edge of something
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

Kanji in this term
ほとり
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

From at least the Heian period.[1][4] Appears to be a compound or conjugation, but the ultimate derivation is unknown.

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana ほとり, rōmaji hotori)

  1. the area near something or along the edge of something
  2. those people who are close to someone in terms of social relationships

Etymology 7Edit

Kanji in this term
なべ
Grade: 4
Irregular

Appears to be a compound of (na, alternative form of no, the possessive particle) +‎ (be, vicinity, see be above).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

SuffixEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana なべ, rōmaji -nabe)

  1. vicinity, area
Usage notesEdit

Only found in names.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN