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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人卜廿口 (OYTR), four-corner 20261, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 107, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 760
  • Dae Jaweon: page 228, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 183, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+500D

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 咍
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 薄亥切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bʌiX/ /bʱɑ̆iX/ /bᴀiX/ /bəiX/ /bəjX/ /bɒiX/ /bɒiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bèi ‹ bwojX › /*[b]ˤəʔ/ double

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
9837 0 /*bɯːʔ/

Suffix[edit]

  1. times, -fold, multiple times
      ―  yībǎi bèi  ―  hundredfold; one hundred times

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ばい, romaji bai)

  1. twice, double, two times
    • の家の倍の大きさだ。
      かれのいえはわたしのいえのばいのおおきさだ。
      kare no ie wa watashi no ie no bai no ōkisa da.
      His house is twice the size of mine.

    • 倍にする
      ばいにする
      bai ni suru
      to double

Antonyms[edit]

  • ‎(はん, han, half)

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana ばい, romaji -bai)

  1. times, -fold
    • この飛行機あの飛行機よりも3倍速い
      このひこうきはあのひこうきよりも3ばいはやい。
      kono hikōki wa ano hikōki yori mo san bai hayai.
      This plane is a whole 3 times faster than that plane.

    • 4の5倍
      4の5ばい
      4 no 5 bai
      4 times 5

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bae, pae) (hangeul , , revised bae, pae, McCune-Reischauer pae, p'ae)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bội, bạu, bậu, bụa, buạ, vội)

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