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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (food) + phonetic  (as in ); phonetic now simplified to .

Han character[edit]

(radical 184 +8, 17 strokes, cangjie input 人戈廿廿 (OITT), four-corner 88741, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1419, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44133
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1943, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4453, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9905

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 必郢切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/piᴇŋX/ /pi̯ɛŋX/ /piɛŋX/ /piɛŋX/ /piajŋX/ /pĭɛŋX/ /piæŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
bǐng ‹ pjiengX › /*peŋʔ/ cake

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
934 0 /*peŋʔ/

Noun[edit]

  1. cake, biscuit, pastry, cookie

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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(hiragana もち, romaji mochi)

  1. rice cake

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(byeong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: byeong)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: tteok)
  1. cake

Vietnamese[edit]

Character[edit]

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(bánh)

  1. pastry, cake, bread, dumpling, noodle, wafer, or pudding

References[edit]