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U+54A9, 咩
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-54A9

[U+54A8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+54AA]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 口廿手 (RTQ), four-corner 68051, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 186, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3540
  • Dae Jaweon: page 405, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 622, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+54A9

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.
variant forms
𠴟

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • Xiamen:
    • me - vernacular;
    • mia - literary.
  • (Teochew)
  • DefinitionsEdit

    1. baa! (the bleating of a sheep)

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    simp. and trad.

    PronunciationEdit

    DefinitionsEdit

    (Cantonese)

    1. An interrogative particle.
      唔係 / 唔系 [Cantonese]  ―  M4 hai6 me1? [Jyutping]  ―  It's not?
    2. Contraction of 乜嘢 (mat1 je5, what).
      喺度 [Cantonese, trad.]
      喺度 [Cantonese, simp.]
      From: 陳慧嫻, 紅茶館
      E1! Hai2 dou6 nam2 gan2 me1 aa3? [Jyutping]
      Hey, so what are you thinking about?
      [Cantonese]  ―  Me1 aa3? [Jyutping]  ―  What do you want?/What is it?
    3. which
    4. why; how come
    SynonymsEdit
    Dialectal synonyms of 什麼 (“what”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 什麼
    Mandarin Beijing 什麼, 嗎兒
    Taiwan 什麼
    Tianjin
    Harbin
    Shenyang 什麼,
    Jinan 麼兒, , 什麼
    Muping , 麼個
    Luoyang
    Wanrong
    Xi'an
    Xining
    Xuzhou , 啥子
    Yinchuan
    Ürümqi
    Wuhan 麼事
    Chengdu , 啥子
    Guiyang 哪樣
    Liuzhou 什嗎
    Kunming 什麼
    Nanjing 什麼
    Hefei 哄個
    Nantong 甚呢
    Cantonese Guangzhou , 乜嘢, 乜嘢嘢, , 咩嘢
    Hong Kong , 乜嘢, 乜嘢嘢, , 咩嘢
    Taishan
    Dongguan , 乜嘢
    Yangjiang , 乜嘢
    Gan Nanchang 什哩
    Lichuan 什仔
    Pingxiang 咋個
    Hakka Meixian 麼個
    Xingning 麼個
    Huidong (Daling) 麼個
    Qujiang 麼個
    Lianshan (Xiaosanjiang) 麼個
    Changting 麼個
    Pingyu 麼個
    Wuping 麼個
    Liancheng 麼個
    Yudu 子個
    Ruijin , 唔幾
    Shicheng 什麼
    Shangyou 哪個, 哪項, 個哪
    Miaoli (N. Sixian) 麼個
    Liudui (S. Sixian) 麼個
    Hsinchu (Hailu) 麼個
    Dongshi (Dabu) 麼個
    Hsinchu (Raoping) 麼個
    Yunlin (Zhao'an) 麼個
    Huizhou Jixi 麼仂
    Jin Taiyuan
    Xinzhou
    Min Bei Jian'ou 孰事, 孰麼
    Min Dong Fuzhou 什乇, 什名, 什乇名, 面乇名
    Matsu 什乇
    Min Nan Xiamen 什物, 啥物, 啥貨
    Quanzhou 什物, 啥物,
    Zhangzhou 哪貨仔, 哪貨, 哪仔, 哪物仔, 哪物, 什物, 啥物, 啥貨
    Taipei 啥貨, 啥物,
    Kaohsiung , 啥貨, 啥物
    Tainan 啥物, 啥貨
    Taichung
    Hsinchu
    Lukang 啥物, 啥貨
    Sanxia
    Yilan 啥貨
    Kinmen 啥貨, 啥物, 物代
    Magong 啥貨, 物代
    Penang 何物
    Singapore 什物
    Philippines (Manila) 啥物
    Chaozhou 乜個,
    Haikou , 個乜
    Leizhou
    Pinghua Nanning , 哪門
    Wu Shanghai , 啥個
    Suzhou
    Hangzhou
    Wenzhou 何呢
    Chongming
    Danyang 點高
    Jinhua ,
    Ningbo
    Xiang Changsha 麼子
    Shuangfeng 麼子
    Loudi 麼子
    Dialectal synonyms of 為什麼 (“why”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese 為何, 何以, , 緣何, , ,
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 為何, 因何, 為什麼
    Mandarin Beijing 為什麼
    Taiwan 為什麼
    Tianjin 為嘛
    Harbin 為啥
    Jinan 為麼
    Muping 為麼, 為麼個
    Xi'an 為啥
    Xining 為啥
    Xuzhou 為啥, 擁啥, 擁什麼
    Yinchuan 為啥
    Lanzhou 為啥
    Ürümqi 為啥
    Wuhan 做麼事, 為麼事
    Chengdu 為啥子
    Guiyang 為哪樣, 為些哪樣
    Liuzhou 為什嗎
    Yangzhou 甚們事, 做事, 為甚們 formal
    Nanjing 為什麼
    Cantonese Guangzhou 點解, 做乜, 做乜嘢, 為乜, 為乜為物, 做乜事幹, 因乜事幹, 因乜解究, 因乜緣故, 何解, ,
    Hong Kong 點解, 做乜, 做乜嘢, 做咩, 為乜, 為咩, 做乜事幹, 因乜事幹, 因乜解究, 因乜緣故, 何解, ,
    Foshan 點解
    Shunde 為乜嘢
    Zhongshan (Shiqi) 為乜嘢
    Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 點解
    Doumen 點解
    Taishan 幾好, 幾解, 做乜, 為乜, 乜頭路
    Kaiping (Chikan) 幾解
    Dongguan 點解, 做乜嘢, 做乜, 為乜嘢
    Gan Nanchang 為什哩
    Pingxiang 為咋個, 為咋哩, 做咋個, 做咋哩, 何解
    Hakka Meixian 做麼個
    Miaoli (N. Sixian) 做麼個
    Liudui (S. Sixian) 做麼個
    Hsinchu (Hailu) 做麼個
    Dongshi (Dabu) 做麼個
    Hsinchu (Raoping) 做麼個
    Yunlin (Zhao'an) 做麼個
    Jin Taiyuan 為甚, 因為甚
    Xinzhou 𠰻們
    Min Bei Jian'ou 做孰事
    Min Dong Fuzhou 蔣其, 蔣講, 做什乇, 做什名, 幹乜勢, 快勢
    Matsu 為什乇, 蔣其, 蔣講, 做什乇, 快勢
    Min Nan Xiamen 為甚物, 按怎, 物代
    Quanzhou 按怎, 物代
    Zhangzhou 按怎
    Taipei 為啥物, 是按怎
    Penang 何物事, 做物事, 做物
    Chaozhou 做呢
    Haikou 作乜, 作個乜, 作乜物, 因乜, 因個乜
    Leizhou 做乜, 因乜
    Pinghua Nanning 做門, 做哪門, 為哪門
    Wu Shanghai 啥體, 為啥, 啥講究, 啥個講究, 啥個路道, 啥個緣故
    Suzhou 為啥, 為點啥
    Hangzhou 為啥
    Wenzhou 妝乜, 為乜事幹
    Chongming 為何, 做何
    Danyang 為點高, 做點高
    Jinhua 為淡事幹, 為待西
    Xiang Changsha 為麼子, 何解
    Loudi 嗎介

    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    ReadingsEdit

    • On (unclassified): (bi); (mi)

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (mi) (hangeul , revised mi, McCune–Reischauer mi)

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    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (, me)

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    ReferencesEdit