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Translingual[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (thread) + phonetic  – to knit together a book (with thread).

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 女火竹尸月 (VFHSB), 女火戈尸月 (VFISB), four-corner 23927, composition)

  1. knit, weave
  2. arrange
  3. compile

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 931, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27665
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1369, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3431, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7DE8

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping pin1, Yale pin1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 短編 (たんぺん, tanpen)
  • 長編 (ちょうへん, chōhen)
  • 編集 (へんしゅう, henshū)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pyeon, byeon) (hangeul [[, ]], revised pyeon, byeon, McCune-Reischauer p'yŏn, pyŏn, Yale phyen, pyen)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin biān (bian1), Wade-Giles pien1)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(biên)