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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (tree) + phonetic  – a kind of tree.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 木竹日 (DHA), four-corner 46900, composition)

  1. cypress, cedar
  2. a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 518, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14617
  • Dae Jaweon: page 906, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1185, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+67CF



Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping baak3, paak3, Yale baak3, paak3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. oak
  2. (rare) Japanese nutmeg yew, kaya, Torreya nucifera

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かしわ, katakana カシワ, romaji kashiwa)

  1. oak

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana かしわ, romaji Kashiwa)

  1. a place name, such as that of Kashiwa City in Chiba Prefecture
  2. A female given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(baek) (hangeul , revised baek, McCune-Reischauer paek, Yale payk)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bǎi (bai3), (bo2), (bo4), Wade-Giles pai3, po2, po4)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bách, )

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