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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手日山 (QAU), four-corner 57017, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 420, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11874
  • Dae Jaweon: page 768, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1845, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+628A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (1)
Final: (98)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: bǎ
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/pɣaX/ /pɯaX/ /paX/ /paɨX/ /paX/ /paX/ /paX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ X › /*pˤraʔ/ grasp (v.)

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
105 0 /*praːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Measure word for anything that can be held in one's hand.
    掃把 / 扫把  ―  liǎng sǎobǎ  ―  two brooms
      ―  sān dāo  ―  three knives
    鉸剪 / 铰剪 [Cantonese]  ―  sei3 baa2 gaau3 zin2 [Jyutping]  ―  four pairs of scissors
  2. handle (a part of an object which is held in the hand)
  3. (Beginning Mandarin) A special type of helping verb which, when placed in front of the object of a sentence, allows for the object of the sentence to be placed before the verb. This allows for greater flexibility in complex sentence construction.
    桌子  ―  dāo fàng zài zhuōzi shàng.  ―  He put the knife on the table.
  4. to guard; to have control over
      ―  shǒu  ―  to guard; to defend
      ―    ―  to grasp; to control; to master

See also[edit]

  • (special helping verb): (Min Nan) ()

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
たば
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana たば, romaji -taba)

  1. counter for bundles

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana たば, romaji taba)

  1. bundle, bunch, batch, sheaf, coil

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(pa) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer p'a, Yale pha)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, bả, bạ, bỡ, bữa, vả, , vỗ, , bẻ, bửa, lả, sấp, trả)

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