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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (bamboo) +  (writing brush)

A hand holding a brush . The bamboo refers to the material of traditionals Chinese brushs.

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹中手 (HLQ), four-corner 88507)

  1. writing brush
  2. write
  3. stroke

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 882, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25987
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1310, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2970, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7B46

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale bat1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 筆脈 (ひつみゃく, hitsumyaku)
  • 執筆 (しっぴつ, shippitsu)
  • 筆順 (ひつじゅん, hitsujun)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ふで, romaji fude)

  1. a writing brush; a painting brush; a pen
  2. a thing written by certain person; calligraphy

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pil) (hangeul [[]], revised pil, McCune-Reischauer p'il, Yale phil)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (bi3), Wade-Giles pi3)

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin , measure word , simplified )

  1. pen, pencil, wrinting brush
  2. stroke

Verb[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  1. to write, to compose

Classifier[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  1. measure word for summs of money, deals

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-22.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bút)