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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 廿水戈月 (TEIB), four-corner 44127, composition)

  1. bulrush, cattail, reed
  2. vine
  3. various rivers and places

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1049, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31611
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1511, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3269, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+84B2

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (3)
Final: (23)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: pú
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/buo/ /buo/ /bo/ /bɔ/ /bo/ /bu/ /bʱuo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ bu › /*[b]ˤa/ part of personal name

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
3441 0 /*baː/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. bulrush, reed

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(po) (hangeul , revised po, McCune-Reischauer p'o, Yale pho)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bồ, , mồ)

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