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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 91 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 中中一中 (LLML) or 中中一弓 (LLMN), four-corner 22027)

  1. slice, splinter, strip
  2. (medicine) tablet
  3. rad. 91

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 692, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19813
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1105, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2014, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7247

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Large seal script Small seal script
片-oracle.svg 片-bigseal.svg 片-seal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /pʰian⁵¹/
Harbin /pʰian⁵³/ 膠~
/pʰian⁴⁴/ 相~兒
Tianjin /pʰian²¹/ 影~
/pʰian⁵³/ 量詞
Jinan /pʰiã²¹/
Qingdao /pʰiã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /pʰian³¹²/
Xi'an /pʰiã⁵³/
Xining /pʰiã⁵³/
Yinchuan /pʰian⁵³/
Lanzhou /pʰiɛ̃n¹³/
Ürümqi /pʰian²¹³/
Wuhan /pʰiɛn³⁵/
Chengdu /pʰian¹³/
Guiyang /pʰian²¹³/
Kunming /pʰiɛ̃²¹²/
Nanjing /pʰien⁴⁴/
Hefei /pʰiĩ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /pʰie⁵³/ 字~~
/pʰie⁴⁵/ 一~
Pingyao /pʰie̞⁵³/ 名片
/pʰie̞³⁵/ 女陰
Hohhot /pʰie⁵³/ 藥~子
/pʰie⁵⁵/ ~面
Wu Shanghai /pʰi³⁵/
Suzhou /pʰiɪ⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /pʰiẽ̞⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /pʰi⁴²/
Hui Shexian /pʰe³²⁴/
Tunxi /pʰiɛ⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /pʰiẽ⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /pʰiẽ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /pʰiɛn²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /pʰien³¹/
Taoyuan /pʰien³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /pʰin³³/
Nanning /pʰin³³/
Hong Kong /pʰin³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pʰian²¹/
/pʰĩ²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /pʰiɛŋ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pʰiŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /pʰiaŋ²¹³/
/pʰĩ²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /fin³⁵/
/fi³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (2)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰenH/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰenH/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰɛnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰɛnH/
Li
Rong
/pʰenH/
Wang
Li
/pʰienH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰienH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
piàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
piàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ phenH ›
Old
Chinese
/*pʰˤe[n]-s/
English half; partial

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. 9740
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰeːns/

Noun[edit]

  1. thin piece; flake; slice
    • 片子 (piānzi, “flake, small piece”)
  2. film; TV play
    • 影片 (yǐngpiàn, “film, movie”)
  3. to slice; to carve thin
  4. partial; incomplete; one-sided
    • 片面 (piànmiàn, “unilateral, one-sided”)

Classifier[edit]

  1. classifier for slices
    • 面包  ―  piàn miànbāo  ―  a slice of bread
  2. classifier for flat objects such as leaves, pieces of paper
  3. classifier for small nonspherical medicinal objects such as pills, tablets
  4. classifier for tract of land, area of water
  5. classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs
  6. (used with numeral ()) classifier for scenarios, scenes, feelings, atmospheres, sounds, clouds

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /pʰian⁵¹/
Harbin /pʰian⁵³/ 膠~
/pʰian⁴⁴/ 相~兒
Tianjin /pʰian²¹/ 影~
/pʰian⁵³/ 量詞
Jinan /pʰiã²¹/
Qingdao /pʰiã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /pʰian³¹²/
Xi'an /pʰiã⁵³/
Xining /pʰiã⁵³/
Yinchuan /pʰian⁵³/
Lanzhou /pʰiɛ̃n¹³/
Ürümqi /pʰian²¹³/
Wuhan /pʰiɛn³⁵/
Chengdu /pʰian¹³/
Guiyang /pʰian²¹³/
Kunming /pʰiɛ̃²¹²/
Nanjing /pʰien⁴⁴/
Hefei /pʰiĩ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /pʰie⁵³/ 字~~
/pʰie⁴⁵/ 一~
Pingyao /pʰie̞⁵³/ 名片
/pʰie̞³⁵/ 女陰
Hohhot /pʰie⁵³/ 藥~子
/pʰie⁵⁵/ ~面
Wu Shanghai /pʰi³⁵/
Suzhou /pʰiɪ⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /pʰiẽ̞⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /pʰi⁴²/
Hui Shexian /pʰe³²⁴/
Tunxi /pʰiɛ⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /pʰiẽ⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /pʰiẽ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /pʰiɛn²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /pʰien³¹/
Taoyuan /pʰien³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /pʰin³³/
Nanning /pʰin³³/
Hong Kong /pʰin³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pʰian²¹/
/pʰĩ²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /pʰiɛŋ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /pʰiŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /pʰiaŋ²¹³/
/pʰĩ²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /fin³⁵/
/fi³⁵/

Definitions[edit]

  1. film; photograph; record
    • 片子 (piānzi, “film, movie, film reel”)

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with ‎(kata).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かた, romaji kata)

  1. one part of a two-way pair
  2. partial

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(pyeon) (hangeul , revised pyeon, McCune-Reischauer p'yŏn, Yale phyen)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phiến, bằng, phiện)

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