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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

布-bronze.svg 布-bigseal.svg 布-seal.svg
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

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]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 愽故切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/puoH/ /puoH/ /poH/ /puoH/ /pɔH/ /puH/ /poH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ puH › /*pˤa-s/ cloth
‹ puH › /*pˤa-s/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3495 0 /*paːs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cotton cloth, textiles
    棉布 (“cotton cloth”)
  2. to announce, to proclaim
    宣布 (“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 , revised po, McCune-Reischauer p'o)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bố, , buá, vố, )

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