Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:26

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲) (grain) (meaning) + (sound).

Han characterEdit

(radical 115 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹木火竹 (HDFH), four-corner 29920, composition)

  1. beard of grain or corn
  2. a second

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 850, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24952
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1274, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2593, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+79D2

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping miu5, Yale miu5)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. second

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana びょう, romaji byō)

  1. a second (unit of time)
  2. a second (unit of angle)

CounterEdit

(hiragana びょう, romaji -byō)

  1. seconds (duration)

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cho, myo) (hangeul , , revised cho, myo, McCune-Reischauer ch'o, myo, Yale cho, myo)

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jīng (jing1), miǎo (miao3), Wade-Giles ching1, miao3)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin miǎo)

  1. second
    86,400
    yī tiān yǒu bā wàn liù qiān sì bǎi miǎo
    There are 86,400 seconds in one day.

SynonymsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(miểu, sao)

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