U+76F2, 盲
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-76F2

[U+76F1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+76F3]
See also: 𥇋

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜女月山 (YVBU), four-corner 00601, composition)

  1. blind
  2. unperceptive, shortsighted

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 800, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23132
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1214, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2469, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+76F2

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
alt. forms 𥇋

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
   
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*maːŋ
*maːŋ, *maŋ
*maːŋ
*maːŋ
*maːŋ, *maːŋs
*maːŋ, *maŋs
*maːŋ, *hmaːŋ, *maŋ, *mraːŋ, *mraːŋs
*maːŋ, *maŋ
*maːŋ, *maŋ
*hmaːŋ, *hmaːŋs
*hmaːŋ
*hmaːŋ
*hmaːŋ
*hmaːŋ, *hmaːŋʔ, *hmaŋʔ
*hmaːŋ, *hmaːŋʔ
*hmaːŋʔ
*smaːŋs, *smaːŋ
*maŋ
*maŋ, *maŋs
*maŋ
*maŋ, *maŋs
*maŋ
*maŋ
*maŋ, *maŋs
*mlaŋʔ
*mlaŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*mlaŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*maŋs
*mraːŋ
*mraːŋ
*mraːŋ
*mraːŋ
*mraːŋ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mraːŋ): phonetic  (OC *maŋ) + semantic  (eye) – blindness.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • bông - literary;
  • mê/mî/mêe - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (109)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/maŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/maɨjŋ/
Li
Rong
/mɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/mɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
máng
Middle
Chinese
‹ mæng ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˤ<r>aŋ/
English blind

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. 12689
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mraːŋ/

AdjectiveEdit

  1. blind

See alsoEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana めくら, rōmaji mekura)

  1. (dated) blindness
  2. (dated) blind person
  3. (dated) ignorance
  4. (dated) ignorant person; an ignoramus

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana めしい, rōmaji meshii)

  1. (archaic) Same as above.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana もう, rōmaji )

  1. blindness
  2. blind person
SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(maeng) (hangeul , revised maeng, McCune-Reischauer maeng, Yale mayng)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(manh)

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  • Nôm: manh

ReferencesEdit

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm, NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999