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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𠂢.

Note the composition detail that the left vertical stroke curves to the left, while the middle vertical stroke is perfectly vertical.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 水竹竹女 (EHHV), four-corner 32132)

  1. school of thought, sect, branch

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 623, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17428
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1019, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1611, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6D3E

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /pʰai⁵¹/
Harbin /pʰai⁵³/
Tianjin /pʰai⁵³/
Jinan /pʰɛ²¹/
Qingdao /pʰɛ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /pʰai³¹²/
Xi'an /pʰai⁵³/ ~頭
/pʰai⁴⁴/ ~人去
Xining /pʰɛ⁵³/
Yinchuan /pʰɛ¹³/
Lanzhou /pʰɛ¹³/ 指~
/pʰɛ⁴⁴²/ ~別
Ürümqi /pʰai²¹³/
Wuhan /pʰai³⁵/
Chengdu /pʰai¹³/
Guiyang /pʰai²¹³/
Kunming /pʰæ²¹²/
Nanjing /pʰae⁴⁴/
Hefei /pʰe̞⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /pʰai⁴⁵/
Pingyao /pʰæ³⁵/
Hohhot /pʰɛ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /pʰa³⁵/
Suzhou /pʰɑ⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /pʰe̞⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /pʰa⁴²/
Hui Shexian /pʰɛ³²⁴/
Tunxi /pʰa⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /pʰai⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /pʰai⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /pʰai²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /pʰai⁵³/
Taoyuan /pʰɑi⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /pʰai³³/
Nanning /pʰai³³/
Hong Kong /pʰai³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pʰai²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /puɑi²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pʰai³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /pʰai²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /fai³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (2)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰɣɛH/ /pʰaiH/ /pʰɛH/ /pʰɯæH/ /pʰaɨjH/ /pʰaiH/ /pʰæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9641 0 /*m̥ʰreːɡs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (mathematics) pi (π); the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji -ha)

  1. group, faction, (political) wing, school
     (ねこ) ()
    neko-ha
    a cat person

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(pa) (hangeul , revised pa, McCune-Reischauer p'a, Yale pha)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phái, pháy, phai, phới, phe, phơi, )

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