Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 04:51

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)

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MandarinEdit

meow (onomat. for cat's mewing)
simp. and trad.

HanziEdit

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

InterjectionEdit

(simplified, Pinyin miāo)

  1. (onomatopoeia) sound of a cat, meow, mew.

SynonymsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mếu, miêu)

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