Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B93
Code point U+5B93
Entity number 宓
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B92] [U+5B94]

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mriɡ, *mliɡ): semantic  ‎(roof) + phonetic  ‎(OC *pliɡ) – hidden at home. Note that 必 means “sure, certain”, hence connotations of “certainly at home, kept safe at home”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十心竹 (JPH), four-corner 30332, composition)

  1. quiet
  2. silent
  3. in good health

Derived charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 283, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7098
  • Dae Jaweon: page 556, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 923, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5B93

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (4)
Final: (48)
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: mì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/miɪt̚/ /mit̚/ /mjet̚/ /mit̚/ /miĕt̚/ /mĭĕt̚/ /mi̯ĕt̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (4)
Final: (49)
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: mì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɣiɪt̚/ /mɯit̚/ /miet̚/ /mjit̚/ /mjĕt̚/ /mĭĕt̚/ /mi̯ĕt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
589 2 /*mriɡ/
595 2 /*mliɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. quiet
  2. silent
  3. in good health

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(bok) (hangeul , revised bok, McCune-Reischauer pok)

  1. silent
  2. comfortable
  3. secret

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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