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simpl. and trad.

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
吧-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口日山 (RAU), four-corner 67017, composition)

  1. emphatic final particle

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 178, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3341
  • Dae Jaweon: page 395, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 596, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5427

Cantonese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping baa1, baa6, Yale ba1, ba6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pa) (hangeul , revised pa, McCune-Reischauer p'a)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (ba1), ba (ba5), Wade-Giles pa1, pa5)

Particle[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin ba)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) used at the end of a sentence to indicate a suggested action; let us ...; why don't you ...
    let's go!

Syllable[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. transliteration for ba or bar

Derived terms[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ pa)

  1. transliteration for ba or bar

Usage notes[edit]

  • 吧 is not used as a modal particle in Min Nan. The particle ho͘ provides a similar effect.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Taiwanese/English), On-line Taiwanese/Mandarin Dictionary (台文/華文線頂辭典). URL accessed on 2011-01-30.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ba, , , vài)

  1. and, with, as well as

See also[edit]