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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(towel)

Han character[edit]

(radical 50 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 火大中月 (FKLB), four-corner 98227, composition)

  1. currency, coins, legal tender

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 337, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 644, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 753, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5E63

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 祭
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 毗祭切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/biᴇiH/ /bʱi̯ɛiH/ /biɛiH/ /biɛiH/ /biajH/ /bĭɛiH/ /bjæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ bjiejH › /*[b]e[t]-s/ offering of silk

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
634 2 /*beds/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(pye) (hangeul , revised pye, McCune-Reischauer p'ye)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tệ, giẻ)

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