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Pronunciation
Mandarin ba, bā
Cantonese (Jyutping)baa1
Japanese Kuntomoe
Japanese Onha
Korean (Hangul)
Korean (Yale)pha
Vietnameseba
Meaning
Definition greatly desire, anxiously hope
Character Rank
Traditional850
Simplified644
常用字表546
Hong Kong Grade Level1
Common Words With This Character  
尾巴wěibatail; colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
巴士bāshìbus (loanword); motor coach
下巴xiàbachin
盐巴yánbātable salt
巴结bājieto fawn on; to curry favor with; to make up to
巴不得bā bùdé(coll.) to be eager for; to long for; to look forward to
Related Characters
Historical Variant
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+5DF4
Big 5A4DA
GB2312B0CD
Input Method Codes
Cangjieau
Four Corner7771.7
WuBi 86cnhn
WuBi 98cnhn
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