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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *bums):  +  ‎(bird).

Graphically, the stroke inside the enclosure has merged with 鳥; compare similar development in (from ).

Han character[edit]

(radical 196 +3, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹弓一日火 (HNMAF), four-corner 77210, composition𠘨𩾏)

  1. male phoenix
  2. symbol of joy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1482, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46671
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2014, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4616, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+9CF3

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (3)
Final: (2)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: fèng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/bɨuŋH/ /biuŋH/ /biuŋH/ /buwŋH/ /biuŋH/ /bĭuŋH/ /bʱi̯uŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2935 3 /*bums/

Noun[edit]

  1. male phoenix

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (huáng, “female phoenix”)

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. a male phoenix

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
おおとり
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana おおとり, romaji Ōtori)

  1. A Japanese surname​.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bong) (hangeul , revised bong, McCune-Reischauer pong, Yale pong)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phượng, phụng)

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