See also: 灭亡

ChineseEdit

extinguish to die; to perish
trad. (滅亡)
simp. (灭亡)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (81) (106)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miᴇt̚/ /mʉɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/miɛt̚/ /mʷiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjæt̚/ /miuɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/miat̚/ /muaŋ/
Li
Rong
/miɛt̚/ /miuaŋ/
Wang
Li
/mĭɛt̚/ /mĭwaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯ɛt̚/ /miwaŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
miè wáng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
miè wáng
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjiet › ‹ mjang ›
Old
Chinese
/*[m]et/ /*maŋ/
English destroy flee; disappear; die

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 1/1
No. 13942 12662
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*med/ /*maŋ/
Notes

VerbEdit

滅亡

  1. (intransitive) to be destroyed; to become extinct; to die out
    走向滅亡 / 走向灭亡  ―  zǒuxiàng mièwáng  ―  to be on the road to ruin
  2. (transitive) to destroy; to annihilate; to exterminate

SynonymsEdit

  • (to be destroyed):
  • (to destroy):

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (滅亡):
  • Japanese: 滅亡(めつぼう) (metsubō)
  • Korean: 멸망 (滅亡, myeolmang)
  • Vietnamese: diệt vong (滅亡)

Related termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
めつ
Grade: S
ぼう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(めつ)(ぼう) (metsubō

  1. death, collapse
  2. extinction

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

(めつ)(ぼう)する (metsubō suruintransitive suru (stem (めつ)(ぼう) (metsubō shi), past (めつ)(ぼう)した (metsubō shita))

  1. to die, to perish
  2. to die out, to become extinct

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

滅亡 (myeolmang) (hangeul 멸망)

  1. Hanja form? of 멸망 (extinction).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

滅亡

  1. Hán tự form of diệt vong (to perish; to be destroyed).