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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 205 +12, 25 strokes, cangjie input 火大口X山 (FKRXU))

  1. a fresh-water turtle, Trionyx sinensis

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1524, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48305
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2060, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4771, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+9F08

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bit3, Yale bit3)


Japanese[edit]

鼈(suppon)

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana すっぽん, katakana スッポン, romaji suppon)

  1. Chinese softshell turtle

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(byeol) (hangeul , revised byeol, McCune-Reischauer pyŏl, Yale pyel)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin biē (bie1), Wade-Giles pieh1)