TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口廿田 (RTW), four-corner 64060, composition)

  1. onomatopoeic reference to the mew of the cat; meow.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 201, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4024
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 637, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+55B5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping miu1, Yale miu1)


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

HanziEdit

(Pinyin miāo (miao1), Wade-Giles miao1)

InterjectionEdit

(simplified, Pinyin miāo)

  1. Onomatopoeic reference to the mew of the cat; meow.

SynonymsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mếu, miêu)

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 10:13