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U+8FA8, 辨
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8FA8

[U+8FA7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8FA9]
See also: , , , and

Translingual[edit]

Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional

Han character[edit]

(radical 160 +9, 16 strokes, cangjie input 卜十戈中十 (YJILJ), four-corner 00441)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1251, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38657
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1731, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4041, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8FA8

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*praːn
*breːns
*breːns
*breːns, *brenʔ
*prenʔ, *brenʔ
*brenʔ
*beːnʔ

From , a phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *breːns, *brenʔ): phonetic (OC *prenʔ, *brenʔ) + semantic (knife).

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /pian⁵¹/
Harbin /pian⁵³/
Tianjin /pian⁵³/
Jinan /piã²¹/
Qingdao /piã⁴²/
Zhengzhou /pian³¹²/
Xi'an /piã⁴⁴/
Xining /piã²¹³/
Yinchuan /pian¹³/
Lanzhou /piɛ̃n¹³/
Ürümqi /pian²¹³/
Wuhan /piɛn³⁵/
Chengdu /pian¹³/
Guiyang /pian²¹³/
Kunming /piɛ̃²¹²/
Nanjing /pien⁴⁴/
Hefei /piĩ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /pie⁴⁵/
Pingyao /pie̞³⁵/
Hohhot /pie⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /bi²³/
Suzhou /biɪ³¹/
Hangzhou /biẽ̞¹³/
Wenzhou /bi³⁵/
Hui Shexian /pʰe²²/
Tunxi /piɛ²⁴/
Xiang Changsha /piẽ⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /piẽ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /pʰiɛn²¹/
Hakka Meixian /pʰien⁵³/
Taoyuan /pʰien⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /pin²²/
Nanning /pin²²/
Hong Kong /pin²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /pian²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /piɛŋ²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /piŋ⁴²/
Shantou (Min Nan) /piaŋ³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ʔbin³³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (3) (3)
Final () (79) (73)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () Chongniu III II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bˠiᴇnX/ /bˠɛnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/bᵚiɛnX/ /bᵚænH/
Shao
Rongfen
/biænX/ /bænH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bianX/ /bəɨnH/
Li
Rong
/bjɛnX/ /bɛnH/
Wang
Li
/bĭɛnX/ /bænH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯ɛnX/ /bʱănH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
biàn bàn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
biàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjenX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[b]renʔ/
English distinguish

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 783 785
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*breːns/ /*brenʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to distinguish; to discriminate

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(byeon) (hangeul , revised byeon, McCune-Reischauer pyŏn, Yale pyen)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(biện, bẹn)

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