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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 女廿一木 (VTMD), four-corner 44494, composition)

  1. go-between, matchmaker
  2. medium

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 266, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6498
  • Dae Jaweon: page 533, character 38
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1063, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+5A92

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (42)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/muoi/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwəj/
Li
Rong
/muᴀi/
Wang
Li
/muɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
méi
Middle
Chinese
‹ mwoj ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.mˤə/
English match-maker, go-between

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. 9277
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯː/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(môi, mối, mồi, mụ, mai)

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