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Pīnyīn
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loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan

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Pīnyīn
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the meaning of a phonetic loan character 假借字 acquired from a similar-sounding word (e.g. originally meant "beard" but acquired the meaning "and")

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