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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 木一火 (DMF), four-corner 41990, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 513, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14497
  • Dae Jaweon: page 899, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1166, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+676F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (1)
Final: (42)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: bēi
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/puʌi/ /puoi/ /puɒi/ /pwəj/ /puᴀi/ /puɒi/ /puɑ̆i/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bēi ‹ pwoj › /*pˤə/ cup

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
1040 0 /*plɯː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cup, glass
      ―  bēizi  ―  cup, glass
  2. cup, trophy
    世界  ―  shìjièbēi  ―  world cup
  3. Classifier for cups/glasses of drinks.
      ―  bēi chá  ―  a cup of tea
    /   ―  Hái xiǎng hē yī bēi ma?  ―  Would you like another drink?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Nowadays, the variant character is chiefly used as sense 2, "cup, trophy".

Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ja

A pile of three sake cups on the left

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(さか)+つき

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana さかずき, romaji sakazuki)

  1. sake cup
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sinitic.

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana はい, romaji -hai)

  1. cupfuls

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana はい, romaji -hai)

  1. (games) cup (contest)
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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bôi)

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