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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +5, 13 strokes, cangjie input 金木竹水 (CDHE), four-corner 84147, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1300, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40272
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1802, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4192, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+9239

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 滂 (2)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 敷羈切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰiᴇ/ /pʰie̯/ /pʰie/ /pʰiɛ/ /pʰiə̆/ /pʰǐe/ /pʰjɛ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9699 1 /*pʰral/

Noun[edit]

  1. a needle used in traditional Chinese medicine
  2. sword, large knife
  3. beryllium

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. Matte: the molten metal sulfide phases typically formed during smelting of copper, nickel, and other base metals.

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with (kawa, skin, rind) and (kawa, leather), from the way the matte may form a skin over the surface of the metal being smelted.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かわ, romaji kawa, historical hiragana かは)

  1. Matte: the molten metal sulfide phases typically formed during smelting of copper, nickel, and other base metals.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pi) (hangeul , revised pi, McCune-Reischauer p'i, Yale phi)

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