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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (a short axe ()) +  (2 hands) – a pair of hands holding a weapon.

Han character[edit]

(radical 12 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人一金 (OMC), four-corner 72801, composition)

  1. soldier, troops

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bing1, Yale bing1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana へい, romaji hei)

  1. a soldier
  2. a war machine; a weapon
  3. a war
  4. a soldier, but not officer; private; corporal; lance corporal

(hiragana つわもの, romaji tsuwamono)

  1. a war machine; a weapon
  2. military ration
  3. a brave and strong warrior
  4. a stubborn person

(hiragana ひょう, romaji hyō)

  1. an another name for (ふ, fu) in shogi

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(byeong) (hangeul , revised byeong, McCune-Reischauer pyŏng)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bīng (bing1), (ji1), Wade-Giles ping1, chi1)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*biæng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(binh, bênh, banh)

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