See also: and

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (output) +  (goods)

indicate the exporting side of the selling/buying deal. It was reduced to . Compare to (to buy)

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 土田中金 (GWLC), four-corner 40806, composition)

  1. sell
  2. betray
  3. show off

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1209, character 33
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36825
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1675, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3645, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8CE3

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping maai6, Yale maai6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin mài (mai4), Wade-Giles mai4)

VerbEdit

(traditional, Pinyin mài, simplified )

  1. to sell
  2. to betray
  3. to spare no effort
  4. to show off
CompoundsEdit

Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ māi (mai7), (be7), bōe (boe7))


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mại, mải, mợi)

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 17:15