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Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Chinese simplified form)
  • (Japanese simplified form which also covers , , )

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  +  (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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale bin6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin biàn (bian4), Wade-Giles pien4)

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*bhyɛ̌n)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(biện)