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U+4FEF, 俯
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4FEF

[U+4FEE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4FF0]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人戈人戈 (OIOI), four-corner 20240, composition)

  1. bow down, face down, look down

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 106, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 722
  • Dae Jaweon: page 226, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 182, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+4FEF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character


References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*bu
*po, *bos
*po
*poʔ
*poʔ
*poʔ
*pos
*pos
*pʰo
*pʰo, *bo
*pʰo
*pʰo
*pʰoʔ
*pʰoʔ
*bo
*bo
*bo, *bos
*boʔ
*bos
*bos
*bos
*bos
*bos
*bos

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (24)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/pioX/
Shao
Rongfen
/pioX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puə̆X/
Li
Rong
/pioX/
Wang
Li
/pĭuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 3510
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*poʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to bend down
  2. to lie down

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bu) (hangeul , revised bu, McCune-Reischauer pu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phủ)

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References[edit]