Last modified on 5 November 2014, at 03:31

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𢼸

Graphically  +  +  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 60 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 竹人山弓大 (HOUNK), 竹人山山大 (HOUUK), four-corner 28240, composition𢼸)

  1. small, trifling
  2. the number 10-6; the SI unit prefix micro-

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 370, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10203
  • Dae Jaweon: page 696, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 837, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5FAE

See alsoEdit

  • Chinese Numeral

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 無非切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mʉi/ /mwe̯i/ /miuəi/ /mʷɨi/ /muj/ /mĭwəi/ /miuəi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wēi ‹ mj+j › /*məәj/ small

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
12801 1 /*mɯl/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mi) (hangeul , revised mi, McCune-Reischauer mi, Yale mi)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vi)

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