Last modified on 18 December 2014, at 20:41

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (net) +  (money cowrie)

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +5, 12 strokes, cangjie input 田中月山金 (WLBUC), four-corner 60806, composition)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1206, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36708
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1669, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3633, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8CB7

ChineseEdit

buy
trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (買), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 莫蟹切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣɛX/ /maiX/ /mɛX/ /mɯæX/ /maɨjX/ /maiX/ /mæiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mǎi ‹ meaX › /*mˤrajʔ/ buy

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8727 0 /*mreːʔ/

VerbEdit

  1. to buy, to purchase

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mae) (hangeul , revised mae, McCune-Reischauer mae, Yale may)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mãi, mạy, mảy, mấy, mới, mái, mải, với)

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