Visit the forum if you have a language query!

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Like bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Jump to: navigation, search

Translingual

Han character

(radical 64 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 手口尸弓 (QRSN), four-corner 52000)

  1. break open, split open
  2. an accounting version of the numeral eight that is otherwise written as .

References

  • KangXi: page 433, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12141
  • Dae Jaweon: page 783, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1883, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+634C

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale baat3)


Japanese

Kanji

Readings


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 팔, revised pal, McCune-Reischauer p'al, Yale phal)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin (ba1), yuán (yuan2), Wade-Giles pa1, yüan2)


Min Nan

simplified

traditional

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ pat˩˩ ]
  • IPA: [ bat˩˩ ]

Noun

(traditional and simplified, POJ pat)

  1. eight

Usage notes

  • peh/poeh is used when referring to amounts, whereas pat is used for years and telephone numbers, bank account numbers etc.

Verb

(traditional and simplified, POJ pat or bat)

  1. to know somebody; to recognize
  2. to be familiar with

See also

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE