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U+7238, 爸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7238

[U+7237]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7239]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
8 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 88, +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 金大日山 (CKAU), four-corner 80717, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 690, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19723
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1103, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 2039, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7238

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *praːs, *baʔ): semantic (father) + phonetic (OC *praː).

Etymology[edit]

Colloquial form of (OC *baʔ, “father”), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *p/ba (male; father).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Taiwan:
    • pē/pēe - vernacular (also written as );
    • pâ/pa - vernacular;
    • pā - literary.
  • Quanzhou:
    • pě - vernacular (also written as );
    • pâ, pā - vernacular;
    • pǎ - literary.
  • (Teochew)
  • Note:
    • bê6 - vernacular (also written as );
    • ba1/ba5 - literary.
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (3)
    Final () (95)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /buɑX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /buɑX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /buɑX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /bwaX/
    Li
    Rong
    /buɑX/
    Wang
    Li
    /buɑX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /bʱuɑX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    No. 106 125
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0 0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*praːs/ /*baʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (colloquial) father; dad
      剛! / 刚!  ―  shì Lǐ Gāng!  ―  My father is Li Gang!

    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]

    • Go-on: (ba)
    • Kan-on: (ha)

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

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

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (bả, ba)

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