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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (earth) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 土卜廿口 (GYTR), four-corner 40161, composition)

  1. earth up
  2. add
  3. cultivate, educate
  4. bury in sand or ash

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 231, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5195
  • Dae Jaweon: page 468, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 457, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+57F9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping pui4, Yale pui4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. cultivate
  2. foster

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bae, bu) (hangeul , , revised bae, bu, McCune-Reischauer pae, pu)

  1. raise
  2. cultivate

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin péi (pei2), pǒu (pou3), Wade-Giles p'ei2, p'ou3)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bồi, bổi, bòi, bụi, vùi)

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