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U+68D2, 棒
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-68D2

[U+68D1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+68D3]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木手大手 (DQKQ), four-corner 45953, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 532, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14929
  • Dae Jaweon: page 920, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1222, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+68D2

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms “stick”

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*proːŋ
*proːŋ
*proːŋ
*pʰroːŋs, *pʰroːŋs
*broːŋʔ, *breːŋʔ
*broːŋʔ
*broːŋʔ
*broːŋʔ
*poːŋʔ
*poːŋʔ, *boːŋʔ
*poːŋʔ, *boŋs
*boːŋ
*boːŋ, *pʰoŋ
*boːŋ
*boːŋ
*boːŋ
*boːŋʔ, *boŋʔ
*boːŋʔ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ
*pʰoŋ, *boŋ, *ɡaːds
*pʰoŋʔ
*boŋ
*boŋ, *boŋs
*boŋ
*boŋ, *boŋs
*boŋʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *broːŋʔ): semantic  (tree, wood) + phonetic  (OC *boŋʔ) – a wooden club.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (9)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bˠʌŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/bᵚɔŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/bɔŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/baɨwŋX/
Li
Rong
/bɔŋX/
Wang
Li
/bɔŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱɔŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bàng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 3207
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*broːŋʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. stick; club; truncheon
  2. to hit with a stick
  3. (colloquial) terrific; smart; handsome; excellent; skillful
  4. (colloquial) hefty; strong

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. pole, stick, staff, rod, cane
  2. straight line

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
ぼう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC bˠʌŋX). The goon pronunciation, so likely an earlier borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ぼう, rōmaji , historical hiragana ばう)

  1. a staff, measuring 6 shaku (about 1.8 meters), used in martial arts such as 棒術 (bōjutsu)
  2. (by extension) stick-like or long, cylindrical item: pointer, pole, rod, etc.
     (ぼう) ()
    o motsu
    to hold a pointer
    うまい (ぼう)
    Umai
    Umaibō (a cylinder-shaped snack food)
     (ぼう)のぼり
    -nobori
    pole climbing (found in elementary schools to train the strength of students)
  3. (by extension) a straight line; bar
  4. (by extension) state of being in a "straight line"; continuous
  5. taut leg muscles due to fatigue (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  6. (Buddhism) staff used by practitioners of Zen Buddhism

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bong)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): (revised: bong, McCune-Reischauer: pong, Yale: pong)
    • Name (hangeul): 몽둥이
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vổng, bọng, bộng, bổng, búng)

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