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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

丙 丙 丙 丙
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) : Possibly a fire place.

Han character[edit]

(radical 1 +4, 5 strokes, cangjie input 一人月 (MOB), four-corner 10227, composition)

  1. the third of the ten heavenly stems
  2. third (“elder fire”)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 78, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35
  • Dae Jaweon: page 156, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 16, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4E19

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping bing2, Yale bing2)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Jyutping bing2)

  1. (slang) to beat

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Jyutping bing2)

  1. number three; third

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. third in rank; third sign of the Chinese calendar

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(byeong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: byeong, McCune-Reischauer: pyŏng)
  • Name (hangeul): 남녘 (revised: namnyeok, McCune-Reischauer: namnǒk')

References[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin bǐng (bing3), Wade-Giles ping3)

  1. the third of the ten heavenly stems
  2. third position, third, number three

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bính, biếng)

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999