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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – waves of water.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 水木竹水 (EDHE), four-corner 34147, composition)

  1. waves, breakers
  2. undulations
  3. Persia
  4. a surname

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 617, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17308
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1012, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1597, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6CE2

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bo1, Yale bo1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana なみ, romaji nami)

  1. wave

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana なみ, romaji Nami)

  1. Nami, female given mame

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pa) (hangeul , revised pa, McCune-Reischauer p'a, Yale pha)

  1. (물결, mulgyeol) wave, undulation

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bēi (bei1), (bi4), (bo1), Wade-Giles pei1, pi4, po1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ba, bể, dương)

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