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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)

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

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (2)
Final: (98)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: pā
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰɣa/ /pʰɯa/ /pʰa/ /pʰaɨ/ /pʰa/ /pʰa/ /pʰa/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (1)
Final: (98)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: bā
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/pɣa/ /pɯa/ /pa/ /paɨ/ /pa/ /pa/ /pa/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
102 0 /*praː/
113 0 /*pʰraː/

Particle[edit]

  1. Emphatic final particle; used at the end of a sentence to indicate a suggested action; often used to express imperative mood: let us ...; why don't you ...
      ―  Zǒu ba!  ―  Let's go!
    時間 / 时间  ―  Nǐ yǒu shíjiān zài zuò ba.  ―  Do it when you have time.
    大家工作  ―  Dàjiā qù gōngzuò ba.  ―  Get to work, everybody.
  2. Used at the end of a sentence used to concede a point.
      ―  Hǎo ba!  ―  Alright!

Usage notes[edit]

  • is not usually used as a modal particle in Min Nan. The particle (hohⁿ) provides a similar effect.

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (onomatopoeia) sound of crackling; crack

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. to smoke

Etymology 4[edit]

From English bar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. bar
      ―  jiǔ  ―  bar; pub
    /   ―  tiē  ―  internet board (lit. posting bar)
      ―    ―  disco
  2. Abbreviation of 貼吧贴吧 (“internet board”).
  3. transliteration character
      ―    ―  diva

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, ba, , vài)

  1. and, with, as well as

See also[edit]