借字

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Chinese[edit]

 
to lend; to borrow; excuse; pretext; by means of
 
letter; symbol; character; word
simp. and trad.
(借字)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

借字

  1. (linguistics) phonetic loan character, a word that takes another's meaning

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

借字

  1. to use one character interchangeably for phonetically related characters