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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 木人大 (DOK), four-corner 48940, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 516, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14554
  • Dae Jaweon: page 904, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1171, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+679A

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muʌi/ /muɑ̆i/ /muᴀi/ /muoi/ /mwəj/ /muɒi/ /muɒi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
méi ‹ mwoj › /*mˤəj/ stem, branch

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
13012 1 /*mɯːl/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. stalk of shrub, trunk of tree
  2. measure word

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

pira > ɸira > hira. Cognate with ‎(hira, flat).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana ひら, romaji hira)

  1. an object that is thin and flat
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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CounterEdit

‎(hiragana まい, romaji -mai)

  1. counter for flat thin objects or sheets

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

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