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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
布-bronze.svg 布-silk.svg 布-bigseal.svg 布-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 50 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 大中月 (KLB), four-corner 40227, composition𠂇)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 328, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8778
  • Dae Jaweon: page 633, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 728, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5E03

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/puoH/
Pan
Wuyun
/puoH/
Shao
Rongfen
/poH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pɔH/
Li
Rong
/poH/
Wang
Li
/puH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/puoH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ puH › ‹ puH ›
Old
Chinese
/*pˤa-s/ /*pˤa-s/
English cloth cloth

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. 3495
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*paːs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cotton cloth, textiles
    棉布 (miánbù, “cotton cloth”)
  2. to announce, to proclaim
    宣布 (xuānbù, “to declare, to proclaim, to announce”)
  3. to spread
    遍布 (“to be found everywhere, to be spread all over”)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ぬの, romaji nuno)

  1. cloth

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(po) (hangeul )

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bố, , buá, vố, , thân, thần, thặn, thận)

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