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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意) : a hand holding a person kneeling down with handcuffs , a criminal waiting for his sentence. The original meaning was 'convict', 'declare guilty'.

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin), 字源. URL accessed on 2014-02-24.

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土十尸中水 (GJSLE), four-corner 47447, composition𠬝)

  1. report, tell, announce
  2. to avenge; to gain retribution
  3. to reward
  4. newspaper

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping bou3, Yale bou3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 報告 (ほうこく, hōkoku)
  • 情報 (じょうほう, jōhō)
  • 報酬 (ほうしゅう, hōshū)
  • 報償 (ほうしょう, hōshō)
  • 官報 (かんぽう, kanpō)
  • 応報 (おうほう, ōhō)
  • 悪報 (あくほう, akuhō)
  • 吉報 (きっぽう, kippō)
  • 続報 (ぞくほう, zokuhō)
  • 速報 (そっぽう, soppō)
  • 凶報 (きょうほう, kyōhō)
  • 確報 (かくほう, kakuhō)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ほう, romaji )

  1. news, information

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bo, bu) (hangeul [[, ]], revised bo, bu, McCune-Reischauer po, pu, Yale po, pwu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin bào (bao4), Wade-Giles pao4)

Verb[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin bào, simplified )

  1. to announce, to inform, to report
  2. to repay, to requite
  3. to avenge

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin bào, measure word ,, simplified )

  1. report
  2. newspaper, journal , periodical
  3. recompense
  4. revenge

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-26.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(báo)