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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hand) + phonetic  – to place in line.

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 手中一卜 (QLMY), four-corner 51011, composition)

  1. row, rank, line

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 437, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12256
  • Dae Jaweon: page 787, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1895, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6392

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping paai4, Yale paai4)

  1. (military) platoon

Usage notes[edit]

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon was composed of three squads (). In turn, three platoons formed a company ().


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin pái (pai2), Wade-Giles p'ai2)

  1. (military) platoon

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

(military): Under the National Revolutionary Army, a platoon was composed of three squads (). In turn, three platoons formed a company ().


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*bhæi)


Min Nan[edit]

Han character[edit]

(pâi (pai5))


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bài, bai, bày, bời, bay, bầy, vài, vời)