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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(wind)

Han characterEdit

(radical 182 +11, 20 strokes, cangjie input 一火竹弓戈 (MFHNI), four-corner 17910)

  1. whirlwind, cyclone
  2. floating

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1414, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43946
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1936, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4490, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+98C4

ChineseEdit

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simp.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /pʰiɑu⁵⁵/
Harbin /pʰiau⁴⁴/
Tianjin /pʰiɑu²¹/
Jinan /pʰiɔ²¹³/
Qingdao /pʰiɔ²¹³/
Zhengzhou /pʰiau²⁴/
Xi'an /pʰiau²¹/
Xining /pʰiɔ⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /pʰiɔ⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /pʰiɔ³¹/
Ürümqi /pʰiɔ⁴⁴/
Wuhan /pʰiau⁵⁵/
Chengdu /pʰiau⁵⁵/
Guiyang /pʰiao⁵⁵/
Kunming /pʰiɔ⁴⁴/
Nanjing /pʰiɔo³¹/
Hefei /pʰiɔ²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /pʰiau¹¹/
Pingyao /pʰiɔ¹³/
Hohhot /pʰɔ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /pʰiɔ⁵³/
Suzhou /pʰiæ⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /pʰiɔ³³/
Wenzhou /pʰiɛ³³/
Hui Shexian /pʰiɔ³¹/
Tunxi /pʰiu¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /pʰiau³³/
Xiangtan /pʰiaɯ³³/
Gan Nanchang /pʰiɛu⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /pʰiau⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /pʰeu¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /pʰiu⁵³/
Nanning /pʰiu⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /pʰiu⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pʰiau⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /pʰieu⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pʰiau⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /pʰiau³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /fiau²³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/biᴇu/ /bʱi̯ɛu/ /biɛu/ /biɛu/ /biaw/ /bĭɛu/ /bjæu/
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
/pʰiᴇu/ /pʰi̯ɛu/ /pʰiɛu/ /pʰiɛu/ /pʰiaw/ /pʰĭɛu/ /pʰjæu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9752 2 /*pʰew/
9783 2 /*bew/

VerbEdit

  1. to drift
  2. (of snow) to fall

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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HanjaEdit

‎(pyo) (hangeul , revised pyo, McCune-Reischauer p'yo, Yale phyo)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phiêu)

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