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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  +  

Han character[edit]

(radical 163 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口田弓中 (RWNL), four-corner 67627)

  1. mean
  2. low

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1276, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39597
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1776, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3792, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+9119

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale pei2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. lowly; countrified, hickish; the country, the sticks

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a compound of (to, outside) +‎ (hito, person). The kanji used is an example of jukujikun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana とひと, romaji tohito)

  1. (archaic, pejorative) a countrified or rustic person: a hick, a bumpkin

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bi) (hangeul , revised bi, McCune-Reischauer pi, Yale pi)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (bi3), zhàng (zhang4), Wade-Giles pi3, chang4)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bỉ, bẽ)

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