See also:
U+4E0F, 丏
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E0F

[U+4E0E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E10]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 1, +3, 4 strokes, cangjie input 一中女尸 (MLVS), four-corner 10727, composition ⿰⿺𠃊𠃌(GHJTV) or ⿰⿺𠃋𠃌(K))

Derived characters

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Further reading

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 77, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21
  • Dae Jaweon: page 154, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 11, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4E0F

Chinese

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simp. and trad.

Glyph origin

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Historical forms of the character


References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Baxter menX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/menX/
Pan
Wuyun
/menX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mɛnX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɛnX/
Li
Rong
/menX/
Wang
Li
/mienX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mienX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
miǎn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
min5
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9060
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*meːnʔ/

Definitions

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  1. (literary) to hide from view; to conceal; to be invisible
  2. (historical) parapet for warding off arrows
  3. a surname

Japanese

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Kanji

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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. parapet
  2. invisible

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(eumhun 가릴 (garil myeon))

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Việt readings: miện
: Nôm readings: miện

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