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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
報-bronze.svg 報-silk.svg 報-bigseal.svg 報-seal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意) : a hand holding a person kneeling down with handcuffs , a criminal waiting for his sentence. The original meaning was 'convict', 'declare guilty'.

References[edit]

  • “報”, in 字源[1] (in Mandarin), accessed 2014-02-24

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土十尸中水 (GJSLE), four-corner 47447, composition𠬝)

  1. report, tell, announce
  2. to avenge; to gain retribution
  3. to reward
  4. newspaper

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 234, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5275
  • Dae Jaweon: page 471, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 466, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5831

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɑuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/pɑuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/pɑuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pawH/
Li
Rong
/pɑuH/
Wang
Li
/pɑuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pɑuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bào
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
bào
Middle
Chinese
‹ pawH ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˤuk-s/
English repay

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. 329
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*puːɡs/

Verb[edit]

  1. to avenge; to take revenge, revenge
  2. to repay, to requite, recompense, retribution
  3. to announce, to inform, to report

Noun[edit]

(classifiers (fèn), (zhāng))

  1. report
  2. newspaper, journal , periodical

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • “報”, in MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT )[2] (in Mandarin/English), accessed 2014-02-26

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 報告 ‎(ほうこく, hōkoku)
  • 情報 ‎(じょうほう, jōhō)
  • 報酬 ‎(ほうしゅう, hōshū)
  • 報償 ‎(ほうしょう, hōshō)
  • 官報 ‎(かんぽう, kanpō)
  • 応報 ‎(おうほう, ōhō)
  • 悪報 ‎(あくほう, akuhō)
  • 吉報 ‎(きっぽう, kippō)
  • 続報 ‎(ぞくほう, zokuhō)
  • 速報 ‎(そくほう, sokuhō)
  • 凶報 ‎(きょうほう, kyōhō)
  • 確報 ‎(かくほう, kakuhō)
  • 飛報 ‎(ひほう, hihō)
  • 報奨 ‎(ほうしょう, hōshō)
  • 悲報 ‎(ひほう, hihō)
  • 因果応報 ‎(いんがおうほう, ingaōhō)
  • 報知 ‎(ほうち, hōchi)
  • 報道 ‎(ほうどう, hōdō)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ほう, romaji )

  1. news, information

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bo, bu) (hangeul , , revised bo, bu, McCune-Reischauer po, pu, Yale po, pu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(báo)

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