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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 手口尸弓 (QRSN), four-corner 52000)

  1. break open, split open
  2. an accounting version of the numeral eight that is otherwise written as .

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 433, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12141
  • Dae Jaweon: page 783, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1883, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+634C

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping baat3, Yale baat3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pal) (hangeul , revised pal, McCune-Reischauer p'al, Yale phal)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (ba1), yuán (yuan2), Wade-Giles pa1, yüan2)


Min Nan[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ pat)

  1. eight

Usage notes[edit]

  • peh/poeh is used when referring to amounts, whereas pat is used for years and telephone numbers, bank account numbers, etc.

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ pat or bat)

  1. to know somebody; to recognize
  2. to be familiar with

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2000, 台灣話大詞典 (Tâi-ôan-ōe tōa-sû-tián), ISBN 9573240785:

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bát, bịt, bít, xốc, bắt)