Chinese musical note; fit; to join; one-tenth of a peck
|simp. and trad.
- Cantonese (Jyutping): baak3 hap6
- Hakka (Pha̍k-fa-sṳ): pak-ha̍p
- Min Nan (POJ): peh-ha̍p / pek-ha̍p
- Min Nan
- 百合花 (“lily (flower)”)
|Kanji in this term|
|Grade: 1||Grade: 2|
Probably the nominalization of the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, “continuative or stem form”) yuri of Old Japanese-derived and now-obsolete verb 揺る (yuru, “to sway, to swing, to wave back and forth”), from the way that lilies tend to grow tall and sway in the breeze.
- (botany) lily
- the name of a color scheme when wearing multiple layers in the 襲 (kasane, “layering”) style, featuring a red outer layer and a reddish-gold inner layer, and worn in summer (from the way the color scheme resembles the coloration of the petals of certain varieties of lily)
- (slang) yuri
- English: yuri
- A female given name