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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹竹尸月 (HHSB), 竹戈尸月 (HISB), four-corner 88227)

  1. chapter, section, essay, article

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 892, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26257
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1319, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2995, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+7BC7

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 滂 (2)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 芳連切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰiᴇn/ /pʰi̯ɛn/ /pʰiɛn/ /pʰiɛn/ /pʰian/ /pʰĭɛn/ /pʰjæn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
piān ‹ phjien › /*pʰe[n]/ section in writing

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
711 2 /*pʰen/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) sheet; piece of writing; bound set of bamboo slips used for record keeping (old)
  2. classifier for written items: chapter, article

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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