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See also:
U+62DC, 拜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-62DC

[U+62DB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+62DD]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64, +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹手一手十 (HQMQJ), four-corner 21550, composition)

  1. do obeisance
  2. bow
  3. kowtow

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 427, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11969
  • Dae Jaweon: page 775, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1846, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+62DC

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
拜-bronze.svg 拜-seal.svg 拜-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*proːds
*pʰroːds

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • bái - literary;
  • buái - vernacular.
  • Min Nan
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /pai⁵¹/
    Harbin /pai⁵³/
    Tianjin /pai⁵³/
    Jinan /pɛ²¹/
    Qingdao /pɛ⁴²/
    Zhengzhou /pai³¹²/
    Xi'an /pai⁴⁴/
    Xining /pɛ²¹³/
    Yinchuan /pɛ¹³/
    Lanzhou /pɛ¹³/
    Ürümqi /pai²¹³/
    Wuhan /pai³⁵/
    Chengdu /pai¹³/
    Guiyang /pai²¹³/
    Kunming /pæ²¹²/
    Nanjing /pae⁴⁴/
    Hefei /pe̞⁵³/
    Jin Taiyuan /pai⁴⁵/
    Pingyao /pæ³⁵/
    Hohhot /pɛ⁵⁵/
    Wu Shanghai /pa³⁵/
    Suzhou /pɑ⁵¹³/
    Hangzhou /pe̞⁴⁴⁵/
    Wenzhou /pa⁴²/
    Hui Shexian /pa³²⁴/
    Tunxi /pa⁴²/
    Xiang Changsha /pai⁵⁵/
    Xiangtan /pai⁵⁵/
    Gan Nanchang /pai⁴⁵/
    Hakka Meixian /pai⁵³/
    Taoyuan /pɑi⁵⁵/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /pai³³/
    Nanning /pai³³/
    Hong Kong /pai³³/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pai²¹/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /puɑi²¹²/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pai³³/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /pai²¹³/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔbai³⁵/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (1)
    Final () (33)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /pˠɛiH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /pᵚæiH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /pɐiH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /pəɨjH/
    Li
    Rong
    /pɛiH/
    Wang
    Li
    /pɐiH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /păiH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    bài
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    bài
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ pɛjH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*C.pˤro[t]-s/
    English bow, bend (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
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 222
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    3
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    𢷎
    Old
    Chinese
    /*proːds/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to do obeisance; bow; kowtow
    2. (computing, informal) byte

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. worship
    2. adore
    3. pray to

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (bae) (hangeul , revised bae, McCune–Reischauer pae, Yale pay)

    1. do obeisance
    2. bow
    3. kowtow

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (bái, vái, bay, bây, phai, phải)

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