報國

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Chinese[edit]

 
to announce; to inform; report
to announce; to inform; report; newspaper; to repay; to recompense; revenge
country; state; nation
trad. (報國)
simp. (报国)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (28)
Final () (89) (132)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɑuH/ /kwək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/pɑuH/ /kʷək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/pɑuH/ /kuək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pawH/ /kwək̚/
Li
Rong
/pɑuH/ /kuək̚/
Wang
Li
/pɑuH/ /kuək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pɑuH/ /kwək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bào guo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
bou3 gwak1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
bào guó
Middle
Chinese
‹ pawH › ‹ kwok ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˁuk-s/ /*[C.q]ʷˁək/
English repay state (n.)

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 1/1
No. 329 5547
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*puːɡs/ /*kʷɯːɡ/

Verb[edit]

報⫽國 (verb-object) (intransitive)

  1. (literary) to devote oneself to the service of one's country