U+6EC5, 滅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6EC5

[U+6EC4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 水戈竹火 (EIHF), four-corner 33150)

  1. extinguish
  2. die
  3. wipe out, eradicate, being eradicated

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 642, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18008
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1049, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1696, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6EC5

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
       
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*med
*med
*hmed
*smid
*smid
*smid

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *med): semantic (water) + phonetic (OC *hmed) – to destroy with water (extinguish, flood). 烕 also has sense of “destroy, extinguish”, hence further connotations of these.

PronunciationEdit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /miɛ⁵¹/
Harbin /miɛ⁵³/
Tianjin /nie⁵³/
/mie⁵³/
Jinan /miə²¹/
Qingdao /miə⁴²/
/niə⁴²/
Zhengzhou /miɛ²⁴/
Xi'an /miɛ²¹/
Xining /mɨ⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /nie¹³/
/mie¹³/
Lanzhou /miə¹³/
Ürümqi /miɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /mie²¹³/
Chengdu /mie³¹/
Guiyang /mie²¹/
Kunming /miɛ³¹/
Nanjing /mieʔ⁵/
Hefei /miɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /miəʔ²/
Pingyao /miʌʔ⁵³/
Hohhot /miaʔ⁴³/
Wu Shanghai /miɪʔ¹/
Suzhou /miəʔ³/
Hangzhou /miəʔ²/
Wenzhou /mi²¹³/
Hui Shexian /me²²/
Tunxi /miɛ¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /mie²⁴/
Xiangtan /mie²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /miɛʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /met̚⁵/
Taoyuan /met̚⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mit̚²/
Nanning /mit̚²²/
Hong Kong /mit̚²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /biat̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mieʔ⁵/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /miɛ⁴²/
Shantou (Min Nan) /mik̚⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /mit̚³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (81)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/miɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/miat̚/
Li
Rong
/miɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/mĭɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯ɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
miè
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
miè
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjiet ›
Old
Chinese
/*[m]et/
English destroy

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. 13942
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*med/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to extinguish
  2. to turn off (light, lamp, etc.)
  3. to die
  4. to wipe out, to eradicate, being eradicated

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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HanjaEdit

‎(myeol) (hangeul , revised myeol, McCune-Reischauer myŏl, Yale myel)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(diệt, dột, riết)

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