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See also: , , , , , , , and BOPOMOFO LETTER PF
Bpmf-p.svg
U+3106, ㄆ
BOPOMOFO LETTER P

[U+3105]
Bopomofo
[U+3107]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
2 strokes
Stroke order
ㄆ-order.gif

Letter[edit]

  • type: initial consonant
  • general transliteration: p
  • keyboard key: Q

Descendants[edit]


Chinese[edit]

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Glyph origin[edit]

Derived from , a variant form of (Mandarin: ), "to knock lightly".

Etymology 1[edit]

Initial consonant derived from (Mandarin: ), "to knock lightly" + rhyme.

Pronunciation[edit]


Letter[edit]

  1. 2nd letter of the Zhuyin alphabet
  2. 3rd letter of the extended Zhuyin alphabet

Phoneme[edit]

  1. (general) sound IPA(key): /pʰ/
    (Pinyin: p), which is commonly present in Chinese

Etymology 2[edit]

Simplified from , typing only ㄆ instead of the full character pronunciation on Zhuyin keyboards.

Definitions[edit]
For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is an Internet slang variant form of .)

References[edit]


Northern Qiandong Miao[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. 2nd letter of the Hmu Zhuyin alphabet.

Phoneme[edit]

  1. sound IPA(key): /pʰ/ (Hutton): p'

References[edit]

  • Joakim Enwall, A Myth Become Reality Vol.1 (Stockholm, 1994) page 198