Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 08:04

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 5 +1, 2 strokes, cangjie input 心弓 (PN), 心尸 (PS), X心弓 (XPN), four-corner 47712)

  1. squint
  2. (Cantonese) what? huh? (interrogative words)
  3. a surname, listed 126th in the Baijiaxing

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 83, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 166
  • Dae Jaweon: page 168, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 49, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+4E5C

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (乜), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 麻
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 彌也切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miaX/ /mi̯aX/ /miaX/ /miaX/ /miaX/ /mĭaX/ /miaX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9114 0 /*mjaːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Cantonese) what? huh?
  2. (Cantonese) everything

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mya) (hangeul , revised mya, McCune-Reischauer mya)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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