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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(a short axe ()) +  ‎(2 hands) – a pair of hands holding a weapon.

Han character[edit]

(radical 12 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人一金 (OMC), four-corner 72801, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /piŋ⁵⁵/
Harbin /piŋ⁴⁴/
Tianjin /piŋ²¹/
Jinan /piŋ²¹³/
Qingdao /piŋ²¹³/
Zhengzhou /piŋ²⁴/
Xi'an /piŋ²¹/
Xining /piə̃⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /piŋ⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /pĩn³¹/
Ürümqi /piŋ⁴⁴/
Wuhan /pin⁵⁵/
Chengdu /pin⁵⁵/
Guiyang /pin⁵⁵/
Kunming /pĩ/
Nanjing /pin³¹/
Hefei /pin²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /piəŋ¹¹/
Pingyao /piŋ¹³/
Hohhot /pĩŋ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /piŋ⁵³/
Suzhou /pin⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /pin³³/
Wenzhou /peŋ³³/
Hui Shexian /piʌ̃³¹/
Tunxi /pɛ¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /pin³³/
Xiangtan /pin³³/
Gan Nanchang /pin⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /pin⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /pin²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /peŋ⁵³/
Nanning /peŋ⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /piŋ⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /piŋ⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /piŋ⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /peiŋ⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /piã³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔbeŋ²³/
/ʔbia²³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (111)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɣiæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/pɯiaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/piaŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/piajŋ/
Li
Rong
/piɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/pĭɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯ɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bīng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
bīng
Middle
Chinese
‹ pjæng ›
Old
Chinese
/*praŋ/
English weapon

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 865
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*praŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. soldier, troops
    士兵 (shìbīng, “soldier”)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana へい, romaji hei)

  1. a soldier
  2. a war machine; a weapon
  3. a war
  4. a soldier, but not officer; private; corporal; lance corporal

‎(hiragana つわもの, romaji tsuwamono)

  1. a war machine; a weapon
  2. military ration
  3. a brave and strong warrior
  4. a stubborn person

‎(hiragana ひょう, romaji hyō)

  1. another name for (ふ, fu) in shogi

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(byeong) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer pyŏng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(binh, trân)

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