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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 廿水戈戈 (TEII), four-corner 44146, composition)

  1. thin, slight, weak
  2. poor, stingy
  3. a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1060, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32083
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1523, character 40
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3307, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8584

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bok6, Yale bok6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. thin, weak, sparse
  2. dilute
  3. weak (tea)

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana すすき, romaji Susuki)

  1. A female given name.

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 5225
  • Halpern: 2370
  • Halpern Learners: 1534
  • Heisig: 227
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3k13.11
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Noun[edit]

(katakana ススキ, romaji susuki)

  1. Miscanthus sinensis a.k.a. Zebra Grass

Prefix[edit]

(hiragana うす, romaji usu-)

  1. light (pink etc.)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bak) (hangeul , revised bak, McCune-Reischauer pak, Yale pak)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin báo (bao2), (bo2), (bo4), (bu4), Wade-Giles pao2, po2, po4, pu4)

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Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA po̍k (pok8), po̍h (poh8))

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References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bạc)

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