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U+8760, 蝠
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8760

[U+875F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8761]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142, +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中戈一口田 (LIMRW), four-corner 51166, composition)

  1. kind of bat

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1090, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33288
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1556, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2868, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+8760

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script
蝠-bronze-shang.svg 蝠-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *pɯɡ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *pʰrɯɡ, *bɯɡ). Originally a pictogram (象形) in the oracle bone and bronze scripts.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *baːk (bat).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: big4 - vernacular (in 蝠婆).

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (1)
Final () (4)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨuk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/piuk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/piuk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puwk̚/
Li
Rong
/piuk̚/
Wang
Li
/pĭuk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯uk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fu
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 3398
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pɯɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. bat (animal)

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. bat
  2. pit viper

Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: ふく (fuku)
  • Kan-on: ふく (fuku)
  • Kun: まむし (mamushi, )

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Uncommon alternative form of (mamushi, pit viper).

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bok) (hangeul , revised bok, McCune–Reischauer pok, Yale pok)

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