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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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]

  • "" (in Mandarin), 字源. URL accessed on 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]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 博耗切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pɑuH/ /pɑuH/ /pɑuH/ /pɑuH/ /pawH/ /pɑuH/ /pɑuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bào ‹ pawH › /*pˤuk-s/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
329 1 /*puːɡs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to avenge; to take revenge, revenge
  2. to repay, to requite, recompense, retribution

Verb[edit]

  1. to announce, to inform, to report

Noun[edit]

(classifier ,)

  1. report
  2. newspaper, journal , periodical


Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 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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