U+536F, 卯
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-536F

[U+536E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5370]
See also: , , and

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

A door () opened to spring. Cognate to , from whence also top of .

Han characterEdit

(radical 26 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹竹尸中 (HHSL), four-corner 77720, composition𠂎)

  1. lush
  2. fourth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): rabbit () of Chinese zodiac
  3. period from 5-7 a.m. (prime, early morning).
  4. mortise

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 159, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2847
  • Dae Jaweon: page 363, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 311, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+536F

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
       
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mruːʔ
*mruːʔ
*mruːʔ
*mruːʔ, *m·ruʔ
*m̥ʰruːs
*m̥ʰruːs, *m·ruː, *m·rus
*m·rɯːw
貿 *mlus
*mlus
*m·ru
*m·ru, *m·rus
*m·ru
*m·ru
*m·ru
*m·ru
*ru
*m·ru, *m·rus
*m·ru
*m·ru
*m·ru
*m·ru
*m·ru
*m·ru, *m·rus
*m·ru, *m·ruʔ
*m·ru, *m·ruʔ
*m·ruʔ
*m·ruʔ
*m·ruʔ
*m·ruʔ, *m·rus
*m·rus
*m·rus
*m·rus
*m·rus

This character was found in oracle bone scripts depicting a sacrifice (a human or animal body) that is cut in half. This kind of practice mainly happened in Shang dynasty and was gradually eliminated after Zhou's conquest of Shang, leading to obscurity of the character's original meaning.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (90)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠauX/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚauX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mauX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/maɨwX/
Li
Rong
/mauX/
Wang
Li
/mauX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mauX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mǎo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
mǎo
Middle
Chinese
‹ mæwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˤruʔ/
English 4th earthly branch

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 8871
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mruːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

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ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(myo) (hangeul , revised myo, McCune-Reischauer myo)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mão, mẫu, méo, Mẹo, mẻo)

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