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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (woman) + phonetic  – a kind of woman, a court lady or maid. 賓 also means “obey, submit”, hence connotations of “an obedient woman, a maid”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 女十一金 (VJMC), four-corner 43486, composition)

  1. court lady
  2. palace maid
  3. (archaic) a posthumous name for wives in Zhou ritual

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References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping ban3, pan4, Yale ban3, pan4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 別嬪 (べっぴん, beppin)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bin) (hangeul , revised bin, McCune-Reischauer pin)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin pín (pin2), Wade-Giles p'in2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tần)