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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 91 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 中中一中 (LLML), 中中一弓 (LLMN), four-corner 22027)

  1. slice, splinter, strip
  2. (medicine) tablet
  3. rad. 91

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 692, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19813
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1105, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2014, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7247

Chinese[edit]

 
a slice; piece; flake; thin; slice; disc; sheet
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (片), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 滂 (2)
Final: 先
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 普麵切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰenH/ /pʰienH/ /pʰenH/ /pʰenH/ /pʰɛnH/ /pʰienH/ /pʰɛnH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
piàn ‹ phenH › /*pʰˤe[n]-s/ half; partial

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9740 2 /*pʰeːns/

Definitions[edit]

  1. thin piece; flake; slice
    • 片子 ("flake, small piece")
  2. film; TV play
  3. to slice; to carve thin
  4. partial; incomplete; one-sided
    • 片面 ("unilateral, one-sided")

Classifier[edit]

  1. classifier for slices
    • 一片面包 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]yīpiànmiànbāo [Pinyin] — a slice of bread
  2. classifier for tract of land, area of water
  3. classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs
  4. (used with numeral 一) classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound

Pronounciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. film; photograph; record
    • 片子 ("film, movie, film reel")

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with kata.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かた, romaji kata)

  1. one part of a two-way pair
  2. partial

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pyeon) (hangeul , revised pyeon, McCune-Reischauer p'yŏn, Yale phyen)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phiến, bằng, phiện)

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