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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 176 +7, 16 strokes, cangjie input 一田戈十月 (MWIJB), composition)

  1. face
  2. cheeks
  3. jaw

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping fu2, fu6, Yale fu2, fu6)

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with kamachi (frame).

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana かまち, romaji kamachi)

  1. the upper and lower jaw bones and cheek bones
Derived terms[edit]
  • (kabachi)
  • (tsuragamachi)

Etymology 2[edit]

/kamati/ → /kabati/. Medial -m- looses nasality and becomes a plosive. Cognate with kamachi (id).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かばち, romaji kabachi)

  1. the upper and lower jaw bones and cheek bones
Derived terms[edit]
  • (tsurakabachi)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (fu3), Wade-Giles fu3)

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