拜 (Kangxi radical 64, 手+5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹手一手十 (HQMQJ), four-corner 21550, composition ⿰龵⿱一丰)
- Kangxi Dictionary: page 427, character 2
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11969
- Dae Jaweon: page 775, character 6
- Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 1846, character 7
- Unihan data for U+62DC
Originally 𢱭. Ideogrammic compound (會意／会意): 扌 (“hand”) + 𠦪 (“herbs”), a hand holding herbs as a gift. 𣬓 and 𢫶 are variant forms showing the hands at the bottom.
- "to bow"
- (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)
- Borrowed from English byte.
- Borrowed from English bye.
- "day of the week"
- Shortened from 禮拜／礼拜 (lǐbài, “day of the week”).
- to do obeisance; to bow; to kowtow
- to pray to; to worship
- 拜神 ― bàishén ― to pray to a deity
- 拜祖先 ― bài zǔxiān ― to pray to one's ancestors
- to establish a relationship
- (polite) Used before a verb to show respect.
- (computing, informal) byte
- (informal) bye; goodbye
- (Malaysia, Singapore, Hakka, Min) day of the week (when used with a number)
- 拜一 ― bàiyī ― Monday
(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names, kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form 拝)
- pray to
拜 (eumhun 절 배 (jeol bae))
- Hanja form? of 배 (“do obeisance; bow; kowtow”).
- Hanja form? of 배 (“worship”).
- Hanja form? of 배 (“yours truly, yours faithfully (respectful term placed after one's own name at the end of a letter)”).
拜: Hán Nôm readings: bái, vái, bay, bây, phai, phải
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