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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 土一火十 (GMFJ), four-corner 41149, composition)

  1. level ground
  2. Japanese, Taiwanese, and Korean measure of area

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ping4, Yale ping4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with (tsubo, "a basin"). The current meaning related to area arose from the way a surrounded area with the base or floor lower than the circumference looks like a basin.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana つぼ, romaji tsubo)

  1. A unit of areal measure, in modern usage equivalent to 3.306 square metres, traditionally equivalent to the area covered by two standard-sized tatami mats.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pyeong) (hangeul , revised pyeong, McCune-Reischauer p'yŏng, Yale phyeng)

  1. pyeong, a traditional unit of measurement

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin píng (ping2), Wade-Giles p'ing2)

  1. a traditional measurement of area equal to about 3.306 square meters, roughly 35.57 square feet

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA phîng (phing5), pênn (penn5), pînn (pinn5), phênn (phenn5), phînn (phinn5), phiânn (phiann5))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bình)

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