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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 101 +2, 7 strokes, cangjie input 戈十月 (IJB), four-corner 53227)

  1. begin
  2. man, father
  3. great

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 756, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21706
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1166, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 20, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+752B

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 方矩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɨoX/ /pi̯uX/ /pioX/ /pioX/ /puə̆X/ /pĭuX/ /pioX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ pjuX › /*p(r)aʔ/ begin
‹ pjuX › /*praʔ/ great

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
3448 0 /*paʔ/ 甲文象蔬在田不似父聲

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana はじめ, romaji Hajime)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bo) (hangeul , revised bo, McCune-Reischauer po, Yale po)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phủ, bo, , bố)

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