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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
伏-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人戈大 (OIK), four-corner 23234, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 95, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 438
  • Dae Jaweon: page 202, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 119, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4F0F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
伏-bronze.svg 伏-bigseal.svg 伏-seal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (3)
Final: (136)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: fòu
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/bɨuH/ /biuH/ /biəuH/ /buwH/ /biuH/ /bĭəuH/ /bʱi̯ə̯uH/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (3)
Final: (4)
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: fú
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/bɨuk̚/ /biuk̚/ /biuk̚/ /buwk̚/ /biuk̚/ /bĭuk̚/ /bʱi̯uk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ bjuwH › /*[b]ək-s/ hatch (v.)
‹ bjuwk › /*[b]ək/ lie prostrate

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3331 0 /*bɯɡs/
3333 0 /*bɯɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. crouch, crawl, lie hidden, conceal
  2. Abbreviation of 伏特 (fútè, “volt”).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. prostrated
  2. bend down
  3. bow
  4. cover
  5. lay pipes

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bok, bu) (hangeul , , revised bok, bu, McCune-Reischauer pok, pu, Yale pok, pwu, pwuk)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phục)

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