Last modified on 23 June 2014, at 15:11
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女一戈土 (VMIG), four-corner 41414, composition)

  1. niece
  2. nephew

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 260, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6226
  • Dae Jaweon: page 526, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1043, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+59EA

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zat6, Yale jat6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

/me1hi/: [mepi] → [meɸi] → [mewi] → [mei]. Initial /me/ is cognate with me1 (female).

NounEdit

(hiragana めい, romaji mei, historical hiragana めひ)

  1. the daughter of ones sibling; a niece

AntonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jil, jeol) (hangeul , , revised jil, jeol, McCune-Reischauer chil, chŏl)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhí (zhi2), Wade-Giles chih2)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đẹt)

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