Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:01

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +10, 15 strokes, cangjie input 月山卜火木 (BUYFD), four-corner 69039)

  1. close

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 813, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23556
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1227, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2503, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+7787

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping mai4, mai5, mei1, mi1, Yale mai4, mai5, mei1, mi1)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin méng (meng2), (mi1), mián (mian2), miàn (mian4), mǐng (ming3), Wade-Giles meng2, mi1, mien2, mien4, ming3)

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VerbEdit

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

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

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  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)

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