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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人卜廿口 (OYTR), four-corner 20261, composition)

  1. times, fold, multiple times

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 107, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 760
  • Dae Jaweon: page 228, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 183, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+500D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping pui5, Yale pui5)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ばい, romaji bai)

  1. twice, double, two times
    • の家の倍の大きさだ。
      かれのいえはわたしのいえのばいのおおきさだ。
      kare no ie wa watashi no ie no bai no ōkisa da.
      His house is twice the size of mine.

    • 倍にする
      ばいにする
      bai ni suru
      to double

Antonyms[edit]

  • (はん, han, half)

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana ばい, romaji -bai)

  1. times, -fold
    • この飛行機あの飛行機よりも3倍速い
      このひこうきはあのひこうきよりも3ばいはやい。
      kono hikōki wa ano hikōki yori mo san bai hayai.
      This plane is a whole 3 times faster than that plane.

    • 4の5倍
      4の5ばい
      4 no 5 bai
      4 times 5

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bae, pae) (hangeul , , revised bae, pae, McCune-Reischauer pae, p'ae)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bèi (bei4), Wade-Giles pei4)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bội, bạu, bậu, bụa, buạ, vội)

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