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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 145 +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 中戈十月 (LIJB), four-corner 33227, composition)

  1. mend, patch, fix, repair, restore

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1117, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34320
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1583, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3093, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+88DC

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 博古切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/puoX/ /puoX/ /poX/ /puoX/ /pɔX/ /puX/ /poX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ puX › /*[Cə]-pˤaʔ/ to patch

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
3420 0 /*paːʔ/

Verb[edit]

  1. to mend; to repair; to fix
    / [Cantonese]  ―  bou2 saam1 [Jyutping]  ―  to mend clothes
  2. to make up for a deficiency
    /   ―  gài  ―  please add this translation if you can

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bo) (hangeul , revised bo, McCune-Reischauer po, Yale po)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bổ, , bỏ, , bủa, , vỏ, bồ)

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