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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 91 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 中中竹竹十 (LLHHJ), four-corner 26040, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 693, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19854
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1106, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2016, character 28
  • Unihan data for U+724C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bɣɛ/ /bʱai/ /bɛ/ /bɯæ/ /baɨj/ /bai/ /bæi/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (3)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/bɣɛi/ /bʱăi/ /bɛi/ /bɯæi/ /bəɨj/ /bɐi/ /bɐi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
349 0 /*breː/
355 0 /*breː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. board; plate
  2. census plate
  3. signboard; placard; sign; tablet
  4. brand; trademark
  5. nameplate
  6. Name of a type of historical documents delivered to the lower levels.
  7. playing cards; cards; dominoes; mahjong; etc.
      ―  pái  ―  to play cards
  8. list (of prices)
  9. shield
  10. memorial (gateway or building)
  11. pitch (style) of ancient Chinese poetry (ci) or music (qu)
  12. manner; air; shape
  13. (Min Nan) plaque; memorial tablet
  14. (Jilu Mandarin) Classifier for card games. round

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():

Others:

  • Burmese: ဖဲ ‎(hpai:, playing cards; game of cards)
  • Khmer: បៀ ‎(biĕ, playing cards)
  • Lao: ໄພ້ ‎(phai, playing cards)
  • Shan: ၽၢႆႉ ‎(pʰaaj5, domino, playing cards)
  • Thai: ไพ่ ‎(pâi, playing cards)
  • White Hmong: phaib ‎(playing cards)
  • Zhuang: bej ‎(playing cards)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(pae, bae) (hangeul , , revised pae, bae, McCune-Reischauer p'ae, pae, Yale phay, pay)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bài, bìa, bời)

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