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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Derived from (tree) by the addition of an extra stroke, representing roots.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 木一 (DM), four-corner 50230, composition)

  1. root, origin, source
  2. basis

Antonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 509, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14421
  • Dae Jaweon: page 891, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1151, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+672C

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bun2, Yale bun2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana もと, romaji -moto)

  1. blades of grass and tree trunks
  2. falcons

Noun[edit]

(counter , hiragana もと, romaji moto)

  1. the source
  2. a root

Etymology 2[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana ほん, romaji -hon)

  1. long cylindrical things such as glasses of drink, pairs of jeans, or trains and buses
  2. films or TV shows
  3. home runs or goals
  4. rounds of a match in boxing, wrestling or judo

Noun[edit]

(counter , hiragana ほん, romaji hon)

  1. a book
  2. a script; a scenario

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bon, McCune-Reischauer: pon, Yale: pon)
  • Name (hangeul): 뿌리 (ppuri)()

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin běn (ben3), Wade-Giles pen3)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bổn, bản, bộn, bủn, bún, pắn, vẩn, vỏn, vốn, bốn, tựợng)