Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 02:10

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 卜口卜火木 (YRYFD), four-corner 09639)

  1. riddle, conundrum
  2. puzzle

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1174, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35800
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1639, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4001, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+8B0E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping mai4, mai6, Yale mai4, mai6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana なぞ, romaji nazo)

  1. a mystery

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mi) (hangeul , revised mi, McCune-Reischauer mi, Yale mi)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin mèi (mei4), (mi2), (mi4), Wade-Giles mei4, mi2, mi4)

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NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  1. riddle, mystery, enigma

(traditional, Pinyin mèi, simplified )

  1. (see 谜儿 (謎兒) riddle)

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-28.