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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口竹手十 (RHQJ), composition)

  1. (same as ) final particle showing lack of enthusiasm

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bai6, Yale bai6)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bài (bai4))

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin bài)

  1. (literary) an oboe-like double reed wind instrument made of bamboo, used by the Li people of Hainan, China (similar to a suona)
  2. (literary) a wind instrument of the Wa people of Yunnan, China

Usage notes[edit]

  • Because this character is so obscure, it cannot be displayed by most standard fonts. Online websites generally use (intended to be read as a single character) or instead.
  • The 㗑 discussed in definition 1 may also be called 利拉罗 (lilaluo) or 竹唢呐 (zhu suona).

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin), Baidu On-line Encyclopedia. URL accessed on 2007-12-06.
  • "picture of a bai" (in Mandarin), www.hnphoto.com.cn. URL accessed on 2007-12-06.
  • "Unihan data for U+35D1" (in English), Unihan Database. URL accessed on 2007-12-06.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bới, bời, bái, bối)

Synonyms[edit]

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Readings[edit]

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999