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U+6B65, 步
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6B65

[U+6B64]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6B66]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
步-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 77 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 卜中一竹 (YLMH), four-corner 21209, composition𣥂)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 574, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16264
  • Dae Jaweon: page 964, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1438, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6B65

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*baː, *baːs
*baːs
*baːɡ

Ideogrammic compound (會意): (foot) + (foot) – one foot in front of the other.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /pu⁵¹/
Harbin /pu⁵³/
Tianjin /pu⁵³/
Jinan /pu²¹/
Qingdao /pu⁴²/
Zhengzhou /pu³¹²/
Xi'an /pu⁴⁴/
Xining /pv̩²¹³/
Yinchuan /pu¹³/
Lanzhou /pu¹³/
Ürümqi /pu²¹³/
Wuhan /pu³⁵/
Chengdu /pu¹³/
Guiyang /pu²¹³/
Kunming /pu²¹²/
Nanjing /pu⁴⁴/
Hefei /pu⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /pu⁴⁵/
Pingyao /pu³⁵/
Hohhot /pu⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /bu²³/
Suzhou /bu³¹/
Hangzhou /bu¹³/
Wenzhou /bøy²²/
Hui Shexian /pʰu²²/
Tunxi /pʰu¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /pu⁵⁵/
/pu¹¹/
Xiangtan /bu²¹/
Gan Nanchang /pʰu²¹/
Hakka Meixian /pʰu⁵³/
Taoyuan /pʰu⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /pou²²/
Nanning /pu²²/
Hong Kong /pou²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pɔ²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /puɔ²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pu⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /pou³¹/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔbu³⁵/
/ʔbɔu²³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buoH/
Pan
Wuyun
/buoH/
Shao
Rongfen
/boH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bɔH/
Li
Rong
/boH/
Wang
Li
/buH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuoH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ buH ›
Old
Chinese
/*mə-bˤa-s/
English step

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. 1051
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baːs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to walk; to stroll
  2. to measure distance by steps
  3. to follow; to imitate; to copy
  4. to calculate; to reckon
  5. step; pace
  6. distance between two feet when walking
  7. (figuratively) step; procedure
    求職第一 / 求职第一  ―  qiúzhí de dìyī   ―  the first step to finding a job
  8. stance; position; situation
  9. (military) infantry
  10. Classifier for steps.
  11. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bo) (hangeul , revised bo, McCune-Reischauer po, Yale po)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bộ, bụa, buạ)

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