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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意) – originally (in oracle script) the antler of a buck (at bottom), indicating a savage attack. Subsequently significantly simplified and abstracted: in seal script analyzed as  +  + , while in current form rather  +  +  (similar to unrelated ); compare bottom component to bottom right of .

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 日廿金水 (ATCE), four-corner 60132, composition)

  1. violent, brutal, tyrannical

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 499, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14137
  • Dae Jaweon: page 868, character 35
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1532, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+66B4

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bou6, Yale bou6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pok, po) (hangeul , , revised pok, po, McCune-Reischauer p'ok, p'o, Yale phok, pho)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bào (bao4), Wade-Giles pao4)

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Usage notes[edit]

In Taiwan, 暴 may be pronounced in the compound 暴露.


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bạo, bão, bộc, bẹo)

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