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U+6CE1, 泡
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6CE1

[U+6CE0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6CE2]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

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]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
泡-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*buː
*buː, *buːs
*buː
*buːʔ
*buːs, *mɯnʔ
*buːs
*pruː
*pruː
*pruː, *pʰruː
*pruː
*pruː, *bu, *bu
*pruːʔ
*pʰruː, *m̥ʰruːs, *bruː
*pʰruːs, *bruː
*pʰruːs, *bruːs
*pʰruːs, *bruːs
*bruː, *bruːɡ
*bruː
*bruː
*bruː
*bruː
*bruː
*bruː
*bruː, *bruːs
*bruː, *bruːɡ
*bruː, *pʰruːɡ
*bruː, *bruːʔ, *bruːs, *pʰruːɡ
*bruːʔ
*bruːʔ, *bruːs, *bruːɡ, *pʰoːɡ
*bu
*bruːɡ
*bruːɡ

Pronunciation 1[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms classifier


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (2) (3)
Final () (90) (90)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰˠau/ /bˠau/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰᵚau/ /bᵚau/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰau/ /bau/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰaɨw/ /baɨw/
Li
Rong
/pʰau/ /bau/
Wang
Li
/pʰau/ /bau/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰau/ /bʱau/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
pāo páo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 3/3
No. 278 296
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰruː/ /*bruː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Name of a river.
  2. small lake
  3. Classifier for excreta.

Pronunciation 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Note:
  • pou5 - “bubble”;
  • paau1 - “bulb”, e.g. 燈泡.
Note:
  • pho - etymologically unrelated, meaning “bubble; saliva”.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (2)
Final () (90)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰˠau/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰᵚau/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰau/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰaɨw/
Li
Rong
/pʰau/
Wang
Li
/pʰau/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰau/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
pāo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3
No. 278
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰruː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. bubble
  2. bubblelike or bulbous object
  3. blister
  4. (Taiwanese Min Nan) saliva; spit

Pronunciation 3[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms 𣶐 to soak


Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/3
No. 283
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*m̥ʰruːs/
Notes 𣶐

Definitions[edit]

  1. to soak
  2. (informal) to pick up; to meet and seduce for romantic purposes

Pronunciation 4[edit]

simp. and trad.

Definitions[edit]

  1. abundant

Pronunciation 5[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Min Nan) light and crisp

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. bubbles

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
あわ
Grade: S
kun’yomi
EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あわ, rōmaji 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]

(bàu, bảo, bào, bầu, phao)

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