See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (eye) + phonetic  – close your eyes and go to sleep.

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 月山口女心 (BURVP), four-corner 67047, composition)

  1. close eyes, sleep
  2. hibernate

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 805, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23240
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1221, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2483, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7720

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping min4, Yale min4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(myeon) (hangeul , revised myeon, McCune-Reischauer myŏn, Yale myen)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin mián (mian2), Wade-Giles mien2)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA biân (bian5), bîn (bin5))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(miên)

Last modified on 15 July 2013, at 12:21