TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogram (指事):  +  (steps) – originally a dancer holding two dangling animal skins, roughly + + , with dancing steps 舛 below – see 無#Etymology for earlier forms. Top now simplified to 無, and this character is in fact the origin of 無.

Han characterEdit

(radical 136 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 人廿弓戈手 (OTNIQ), four-corner 80251)

  1. dance, posture, prance
  2. brandish

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: Template:Han KangXi link, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30342
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1465, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 865, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+821E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping mou5, Yale mou5)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana まい, romaji mai)

  1. a type of traditional Japanese dance consisting of simple and quiet movements

See alsoEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana まい, romaji Mai)

  1. A female given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mu) (hangeul [[]], revised mu, McCune-Reischauer mu, Yale mu)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (wu3), Wade-Giles wu3)

CompoundsEdit

  • 舞伴, 舞伴儿
  • 舞弊
  • 舞步
  • 舞场
  • 舞池
  • 舞蹈
  • 舞动
  • 舞会
  • 舞技
  • 舞剧
  • 舞客
  • 舞美
  • 舞迷
  • 舞弄
  • 舞女
  • 舞曲
  • 舞台
  • 舞坛
  • 舞厅
  • 舞文弄墨
  • 舞榭歌台
  • 舞艺
  • 舞姿

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, vụ, vỗ)

Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 09:57