Last modified on 29 May 2014, at 12:09

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 弓戈口 (NIR), four-corner 27600, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 175, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3297
  • Dae Jaweon: page 391, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 582, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+540D

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *r-miŋ.

Graphically, from (crescent) + .

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 武并切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miᴇŋ/ /mi̯ɛŋ/ /miɛŋ/ /miɛŋ/ /miajŋ/ /mĭɛŋ/ /miæŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
míng ‹ mjieng › /*C.meŋ/ name

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9178 0 /*meŋ/

NounEdit

  1. name
    • John 1.12
      凡接待他的,就是信他的人,他就赐他们权柄,作神的儿女。
      Fán jiēdaì tāde, jiùshì xìn tā míng de rén, tā jiù cì tāmen quánbǐng, zuò Shén de érnǚ .
      But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
  2. reputation
  3. noun

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji na)

  1. name
    • 名を連ねる
      なをつらねる
      na o tsuraneru
      put one's name on(a list)
    • ばかり
      なばかりの
      na bakari no
      in name only
  2. reputation
    • 名が響いている
      ながひびいている
      na ga hibīte iru
      be famous
    • 名が上がる
      ながあがる
      na ga agaru
      become famous
    • 名を上げる [現す, 成す, 売る]
      なをあげる [あらわす, なす, うる]
      na o ageru [arawasu, nasu, uru]
      become famous, make one's name
      • Usage note: 名を上げる differs from 名が上がる in that the subject purposefully did something to make himself famous.

Derived termsEdit

PrefixEdit

(hiragana めい, romaji mei-)

  1. famous, great, noted

SuffixEdit

(hiragana めい, romaji -mei)

(hiragana , romaji -na)
  1. name of

CounterEdit

(hiragana めい, romaji -mei)

  1. counter word for people, persons

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • New Nelson: 716
  • Halpern: 2169
  • Halpern Learners: 1371
  • Heisig: 44
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3d3.12
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(myeong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: myeong, McCune-Reischauer: myŏng, Yale: myeng)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(danh, ranh, thành)

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