Last modified on 27 May 2014, at 01:47

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日竹月山 (AHBU), four-corner 77267, composition𠃜)

  1. eyebrows
  2. upper margin of book

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 803, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23190
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1218, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2478, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7709

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping mei4, Yale mei4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. eyebrow

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to one theory, まゆ is a compound from Old Japanese ま ("eye") + うえ ("above"). However, the modern reading まゆ is an alteration of the older reading まよ. The etymology is thus unclear; possibly a compound of ま ("eye") + よ (unknown).

NounEdit

(hiragana まゆ, romaji mayu)

  1. eyebrow

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin kān (kan1), méi (mei2), Wade-Giles k'an1, mei2)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(my, mi, mày, mầy, )

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