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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

This character was invented c. 1910, following the earlier 皮酒 as a transliteration of English beer and German Bier.[1] It is composed of a semantic (mouth, food, beverage) + phonetic .

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口竹田十 (RHWJ), 口竹竹十 (RHHJ), four-corner 66040, composition)

  1. beer

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 196, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3878
  • Dae Jaweon: page 418, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 642, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5564

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping be1, Yale be1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (pi2), Wade-Giles p'i2)

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Derived terms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bi)

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References[edit]