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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意): 𤤴 (two jade) +  (knife)

To cut jade to pieces with knife.

Han character[edit]

(radical 96 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 一土戈中土 (MGILG), four-corner 11114)

  1. class, group, grade
  2. squad
  3. job

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 731, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20976
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1142, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1113, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+73ED

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping baan1, Yale baan1)

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  2. (military) squad

Usage notes[edit]

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon () was composed of three squads. With the infantry, the infantry squad would be composed of 14 soldiers, of 10 riflemen, and one light machine gun unit.


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. group, party, section

Readings[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana はん, romaji -han)

  1. group, party
  2. (military) section

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ban) (hangeul , revised ban, McCune-Reischauer pan, Yale pan)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bān (ban1), Wade-Giles pan1)

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  2. (military) squad

Usage notes[edit]

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon () was composed of three squads. With the infantry, the infantry squad would be composed of 14 soldiers, of 10 riflemen, and one light machine gun unit.

Derived terms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ban, băn)

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