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Translingual

Stroke order
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Etymology

Derived from (tree) by the addition of an extra stroke, representing roots.

Han character

(radical 75 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 木一 (DM), four-corner 50230, composition)

  1. root, origin, source
  2. basis

See also

References

  • KangXi: page 509, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14421
  • Dae Jaweon: page 891, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1151, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+672C

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale bun2)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Readings

Compounds

Noun

(counter 冊, hiragana ほん, romaji hon)

  1. a book
  2. a script; a scenario

(counter 個, hiragana もと, romaji moto)

  1. the source
  2. a root

Counter

(hiragana ほん, romaji hon)

  1. counter for things like sticks
  2. counter for trains and buses

Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 본 (revised: bon, McCune-Reischauer: pon, Yale: pon)
  • Name (hangeul): 뿌리 (ppuri)()

Compounds


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin běn (ben3), Wade-Giles pen3)


Vietnamese

Han character

(bổn, bản, bộn, bủn, vỏn, vốn, bốn)

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