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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *brenʔ):  +  ‎(say)

Han character[edit]

(radical 160 +14, 21 strokes, cangjie input 卜十卜口十 (YJYRJ), four-corner 00441, composition)

  1. dispute, argue, debate, discuss

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1252, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38677
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1732, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4045, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8FAF

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



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

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. 786
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*brenʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Suffix[edit]

‎(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji , hiragana べん, romaji ben)

  1. dialect

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(biện)

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