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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𠂢.

Note the composition detail that the left vertical stroke curves to the left, while the middle vertical stroke is perfectly vertical.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 水竹竹女 (EHHV), four-corner 32132)

  1. school of thought, sect, branch

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 623, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17428
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1019, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1611, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6D3E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping paai1, paai3, Yale paai1, paai3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana , romaji -ha)

  1. group, faction, (political) wing, school

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bài (bai4), mài (mai4), (pa1), pài (pai4), Wade-Giles pai4, mai4, p'a1, p'ai4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin pài)

  1. (mathematics) pi (π); the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter

Synonyms[edit]

圓周率, 圆周率


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phái, pháy, phai, phới, phe, phơi, )

References[edit]