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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 水月弓木 (EBND), four-corner 32147, composition)

  1. to float, drift, waft
  2. to exceed
  3. superfluous

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 624, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17487
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1022, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1629, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6D6E

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/biu/
Shao
Rongfen
/biəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buw/
Li
Rong
/biu/
Wang
Li
/bĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fóu
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjuw ›
Old
Chinese
/*m.b(r)u/
English float (v.)

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. 3346
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*bu/

Verb[edit]

  1. to float
    水面  ―  zài shuǐmiàn  ―  float on (top of) water

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bu) (hangeul , revised bu, McCune-Reischauer pu, Yale pu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phù, nổi)

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