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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 66 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人卜人大 (OYOK), four-corner 88540, composition)

  1. fast, quick, clever, smart
  2. A given name

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 471, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13202
  • Dae Jaweon: page 823, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1463, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+654F

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /min²¹⁴/
Harbin /min²¹³/
Tianjin /min¹³/
Jinan /miẽ⁵⁵/
Qingdao /miə̃⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /min⁵³/
Xi'an /miẽ⁵³/
Xining /miə̃⁵³/
Yinchuan /miŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /mĩn⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /miŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /min⁴²/
Chengdu /min⁵³/
Guiyang /min⁴²/
Kunming /mĩ⁵³/
Nanjing /min²¹²/
Hefei /min²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /miəŋ⁵³/
Pingyao /miŋ⁵³/
Hohhot /mĩŋ⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /miŋ¹³/
Suzhou /min⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /min⁵³/
Wenzhou /meŋ³⁵/
Hui Shexian /miʌ̃³⁵/
Tunxi /min³¹/
Xiang Changsha /min⁴¹/
Xiangtan /min⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /min²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /men³¹/
Taoyuan /mien²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐn²³/
Nanning /mɐn²⁴/
Hong Kong /mɐn¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /bin⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /miŋ³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /meiŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /miaŋ⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /min²¹³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪnX/ /mi̯ĕnX/ /miĕnX/ /minX/ /minX/ /mĭĕnX/ /mjenX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mǐn ‹ minX › /*mrə[n]ʔ (~ *mrəʔ)/ diligent, active

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9296 0 /*mrɯʔ/
9297 0 /*mrɯŋʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

‎(hiragana さとし, romaji Satoshi)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(min) (hangeul , revised min, McCune-Reischauer min, Yale min)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mẫn, mắn, mẩn)

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