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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(woman) – a kind of woman.

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水水女 (EEV), four-corner 34404, composition)

  1. old woman
  2. grandmother
  3. crone

Coordinate terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 264, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6390
  • Dae Jaweon: page 530, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1061, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5A46

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 薄波切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/buɑ/ /bʱuɑ/ /buɑ/ /buɑ/ /bwa/ /buɑ/ /buɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ba › /*[b]ˤa[j]/ 婆娑 saunter, dance

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
9734 1 /*baːl/ 爾雅用於婆娑,廣韻老母乃如集韻同媻

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(pa) (hangeul , revised pa, McCune-Reischauer p'a)

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Vietnamese[edit]

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