Japanese Word Entry

Kana:かべ
Romaji:kabe
Definitions:
  1. wall, partition

  2. barrier, obstacle

  3. Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Alternative reading: へき (heki)

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Chinese characters used in this word

wall, lining (stomach), fence, partition wall, walls of a house
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄧˋ (bì)
Cantonese: bek3, bik1, bik3
Japanese: ヘキ (heki) / かべ (kabe)
Korean: 벽 (byeog)
Vietnamese: bích