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U+55BA, 喺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55BA

[U+55B9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+55BB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口人竹火 (ROHF), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 201, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 1, page 657, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+55BA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms o係 Internet

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. be ...-ing; in the middle of doing something (indicating an action in progress)
  2. (located) in; at; within
    入便 / 入便 [Cantonese]  ―  hai2 gaa3 ce1 jap6 bin6 [Jyutping]  ―  inside the car
  3. (temporal) in
    2012 [Cantonese]  ―  hai2 2012 [Jyutping]  ―  in 2012
  4. (figuratively) within; in
    中文 [Cantonese]  ―  hai2 zung1 man4 [Jyutping]  ―  within the Chinese language/in the Chinese language
  5. to exist; to be (located)
    而家香港 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    Ngo5 ji4 gaa1 hai2 hoeng1 gong2. [Jyutping]
    I am in Hong Kong now.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of (“at, in”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan
Chengdu
Yangzhou
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei mT
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Yilan
Lukang
Sanxia
Kinmen
Magong
Hsinchu
Penang
Chaozhou
Shantou
Wu Shanghai 辣辣辣海
Suzhou
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng
Note mT - mainstream Taiwanese (no particular region identified)

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