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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 21 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 中一心 (LMP), four-corner 11110)

  1. north
  2. northern
  3. northward

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (east)
  • (south)
  • 西 (west)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 152, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2574
  • Dae Jaweon: page 342, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 262, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5317

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping baak1, bak1, Yale baak1, bak1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ pet, Guangdong pet7; piet7 [Hong Kong], Hagfa Pinyim bed5)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. north

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きた, romaji kita)

  1. north

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(buk, bae)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[, ]] (revised: buk, bae, McCune-Reischauer: puk, pae, Yale: puk, pay)
  • Name (hangeul): [[북녘, 달아나다]] (revised: bungnyeok, dalanada, McCune-Reischauer: pungnyŏk, talanada, Yale: puknyekh, tal.anata)
  1. the north, the northern part

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin běi (bei3), bèi (bei4), Wade-Giles pei3, pei4)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*bək)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ pak (pak4) (vernacular), pok (pok4) (literary))


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bắc, bác, bấc, bậc, bước)