See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 木人田卜 (DOWY), four-corner 48957, composition)

  1. plum, apricot, prune
  2. used as a surname

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 528, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14795
  • Dae Jaweon: page 916, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1215, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+6885

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping mui4, Yale mui4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana うめ, romaji ume)

  1. A Japanese plum or apricot, Prunus mume
  2. The lowest of a 3 level rank system

Derived termsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mae) (hangeul [[]], revised mae, McCune-Reischauer mae, Yale may)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin méi (mei2), Wade-Giles mei2)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*məi)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

( mai)

CompoundsEdit

  • ngày mai (tomorrow)
  • mai sau (in the future)
AdjectiveEdit
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 17:43