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U+80A5, 肥
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-80A5

[U+80A4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+80A6]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月日山 (BAU), four-corner 77217, composition)

  1. fat, plump, obese
  2. fertile

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 974, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29290
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1426, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2055, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+80A5

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script
肥-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*pɯlʔ, *bɯl
*bɯl
*bɯl
*bɯls

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /fei³⁵/
Harbin /fei²⁴/
Tianjin /fei⁴⁵/
Jinan /fei⁴²/
Qingdao /fe⁴²/
Zhengzhou /fi⁴²/
Xi'an /fi²⁴/
Xining /fɨ²⁴/
Yinchuan /fei⁵³/
Lanzhou /fei⁵³/
Ürümqi /fei⁵¹/
Wuhan /fei²¹³/
Chengdu /fei³¹/
Guiyang /fei²¹/
Kunming /fei³¹/
Nanjing /fəi²⁴/
Hefei /fe⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /fei¹¹/
Pingyao /xuei¹³/
Hohhot /fei³¹/
Wu Shanghai /vi²³/
/bi²³/
Suzhou /vi¹³/
Hangzhou /bi²¹³/
/vi²¹³/
Wenzhou /vei³¹/
/bei³¹/
Hui Shexian /fe⁴⁴/
Tunxi /fe⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /fei¹³/
Xiangtan /ɸəi¹²/
Gan Nanchang /fɨi⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /pʰi¹¹/
Taoyuan /pʰui¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /fei²¹/
Nanning /fi²¹/
Hong Kong /fei²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hui³⁵/
/pui³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /puoi⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /py³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /pui⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔbui³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bʉi/
Pan
Wuyun
/bʷɨi/
Shao
Rongfen
/biuəi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buj/
Li
Rong
/biuəi/
Wang
Li
/bĭwəi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱwe̯i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
féi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
féi
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjɨj ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b][ə]r/
English fat (adj.)

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. 3118
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*bɯl/
Notes

Noun[edit]

  1. fat
    /   ―  jiǎnféi  ―  to lose weight
  2. fertilizer

Adjective[edit]

  1. fat
    [Cantonese]  ―  fei4 zai2 [Jyutping]  ―  fatty
    [Cantonese]  ―  fei4 juk6 [Jyutping]  ―  fatty meat
  2. fertile
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“fat (a.)”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing 富態
Taiwan
Jinan 富態
Xi'an 富態
Wuhan 富態
Chengdu 富態
Yangzhou 富態
Hefei 富態
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Yangjiang 生肉
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Xingning
Huidong (Huizhou)
Qujiang
Xiaosanjiang
Changting
Pingyu
Wuping
Liancheng
Ninghua
Ruijin
Shicheng
Shangyou
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 大箍
Liudui (S. Sixian) 大箍
Hsinchu (Hailu) 大箍
Dongshi (Dabu) 大箍
Zhuolan (Raoping) 大箍
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 大箍
Jin Taiyuan 富態
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei 大箍
Kaohsiung 大箍
Tainan 大箍
Taichung 大箍
Yilan 大箍
Lukang 大箍
Sanxia 大箍
Kinmen 大箍
Magong 大箍
Hsinchu
Chaozhou
Wu Suzhou
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Kanji in this term
こえ
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana こえ, romaji koe)

  1. manure; fertilizer; dung

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bi) (hangeul , revised bi, McCune-Reischauer pi, Yale pi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phì, phè, phề)

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