Last modified on 22 October 2014, at 22:02
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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

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 灰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫杯切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muʌi/ /muɑ̆i/ /muᴀi/ /muoi/ /mwəj/ /muɒi/ /muɒi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
méi ‹ mwoj › /*C.mˁə/ plum tree
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9302 0 /*mɯː/

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana うめ, romaji ume)

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

Derived termsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana うめ, romaji Ume)

  1. A female given name.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

( mai)

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CompoundsEdit

AdjectiveEdit