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U+5A92, 媒
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5A92

[U+5A91]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5A93]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

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.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mɯʔ
*mɯ
*mɯː
*mɯː
*mɯː
*mɯː

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯː): semantic  (woman) + phonetic  (OC *mɯʔ).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • môe/m̂/hm̂/bûn - vernacular;
  • mûi/bôe - literary.
  • Wu

  • 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

    1. go-between; matchmaker
    2. medium
    3. yeast
    4. to introduce

    CompoundsEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    1. mediator

    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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