Last modified on 15 August 2014, at 15:27

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜女月山 (YVBU), four-corner 00601)

  1. blind
  2. unperceptive, shortsighted

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 800, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23132
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1214, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2469, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+76F2

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping maang4, Yale maang4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana めくら, romaji mekura)

  1. (dated) blindness
  2. (dated) blind person
  3. (dated) ignorance
  4. (dated) ignorant person; an ignoramus

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana めしい, romaji meshii)

  1. (archaic) Same as above.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana もう, romaji )

  1. blindness
  2. blind person
SynonymsEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(maeng) (hangeul , revised maeng, McCune-Reischauer maeng, Yale mayng)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin máng (mang2), Wade-Giles mang2)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(manh)

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  • Nôm: manh

ReferencesEdit

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999