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See also:
U+84B2, 蒲
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-84B2

[U+84B1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+84B3]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi 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 (first edition): volume 5, page 3269, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+84B2

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *baː): semantic (vegetation) + phonetic (OC *pʰaːʔ).

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buo/
Pan
Wuyun
/buo/
Shao
Rongfen
/bo/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bɔ/
Li
Rong
/bo/
Wang
Li
/bu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
pou4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ bu ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]ˁa/
English 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
Reading # 1/1
No. 3441
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*baː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. calamus; cattail
  2. Short for 菖蒲 (chāngpú, “Acorus calamus”).
  3. Short for 香蒲 (“Typha orientalis”).
  4. Short for 蒲葵 (púkuí, “Livistona chinensis”).
  5. Used in 蒲桃 (pútáo).
  6. a surname
    /   ―  Sōnglíng  ―  Pu Songling (author of Liaozhai zhiyi)

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

(water plant):

  • Tangut: 𘀔 (phu)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the vernacular reading of (pou4).

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) to appear
    /   ―  tóu  ―  (of a person) to show up
  2. (Hong Kong Cantonese) to party; to leisure
    alt. forms: wet

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. bulrush, reed

Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: (bu)
  • Kan-on: (ho)
  • Kun: がま (gama, ); かま (kama, ); かば (kaba, )

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Việt readings: bồ
: Hán Nôm readings: bồ, , mồ

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