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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 月山火木 (BUFD), four-corner 69094)

  1. be blinded

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 806, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23289
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1222, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2488, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+772F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale mai5, mei1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (mi3), Wade-Giles mi3)

VerbEdit

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional )

  1. to squint, to narrow one's eyes
  2. (dialect) to take a nap

VerbEdit

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional )

  1. to get into one's eye, to blind

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-22.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mị, mễ)

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 08:58