TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 薛
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 亡列切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miᴇt̚/ /mi̯ɛt̚/ /miɛt̚/ /miɛt̚/ /miat̚/ /mĭɛt̚/ /mjæt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
miè ‹ mjiet › /*[m]et/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13942 2 /*med/ 烕轉註

DefinitionsEdit

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

CompoundsEdit


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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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