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traditional

Translingual

Han character

(radical 159 +7, 14 strokes, cangjie input 十十戈十月 (JJIJB), four-corner 53027)

  1. cheek bone
  2. protective
  3. assist

References

  • KangXi: page 1244, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38342
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1720, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3533, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8F14

Cantonese

Hanzi

(fu6)


Japanese

Kanji

Readings


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 보, revised bo, McCune-Reischauer po, Yale po)


Mandarin

Etymology

  • Original meaning: protective wooden bars that helped prevent a carriage from overturning

Noun

(traditional, Pinyin fǔ, simplified )

  1. (archaic) protective wooden bars that helped prevent a carriage from overturning
  2. (archaic) cheek bone

Proper noun

(traditional, Pinyin fǔ, simplified )

  1. (archaic) a Chinese surname

Verb

(traditional, Pinyin fǔ, simplified )

  1. (literary) to assist

Middle Chinese

Han character

(*bhiǒ)


Vietnamese

Han character

(phụ)

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