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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 水心口山 (EPRU), four-corner 37112, composition)

  1. bubbles, suds
  2. blister
  3. soak

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 617, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17307
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1012, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1591, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+6CE1

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (2)
Final: (90)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: pāo
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰɣau/ /pʰɯau/ /pʰau/ /pʰaɨw/ /pʰau/ /pʰau/ /pʰau/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (3)
Final: (90)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: páo
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/bɣau/ /bɯau/ /bau/ /baɨw/ /bau/ /bau/ /bʱau/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
278 1 /*pʰruː/
283 1 /*m̥ʰruːs/ 𣶐
296 1 /*bruː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. bubble
  2. pimple
  3. bubblelike object
  4. to cause to soak in fluid
  5. (slang) to meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes, to pick up
  6. classifier for urine

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. bubbles

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
あわ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あわ, romaji awa)

  1. bubble
  2. foam, head on carbonated beverages such as beer

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(po) (hangeul , revised po, McCune-Reischauer p'o, Yale pho)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phao, bàu, bảo, bào, bầu)

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