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Modern (Beijing) reading: bà
Preclassic Old Chinese: phrāk
Classic Old Chinese: phrāk
Western Han Chinese: phrāk
Eastern Han Chinese: phrāk
Early Postclassic Chinese: phẹ̄k
Middle Postclassic Chinese: phẹ̄k
Late Postclassic Chinese: phẹ̄k
Middle Chinese: phạ̈ik
English meaning : an aspect of the moon
Russian meaning[s]: 1) гегемон; тиран; деспот; узурпатор; 2) древн. глава князей; 3) узурпировать, захватить; узурпаторски, незаконно; самоуправствовать; 4) быть впереди
Comments: Somewhat later (since Late Zhou) the character is attested with the reading *prāk-s, MC pạ̀ (FQ 必駕), mod. bà 'leadership, supreme ruler'. The fanqie for phạ̈ik is taken from Jiyun.
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 173
Four-angle index: 3486
Karlgren code: 0772 b-d

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