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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日竹月山 (AHBU), four-corner 77267, composition𠃜)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 803, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23190
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1218, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2478, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7709

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (17)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠiɪ/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚi/
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mji/
Li
Rong
/mji/
Wang
Li
/mi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
méi
Middle
Chinese
‹ mij ›
Old
Chinese
/*mr[ə][r]/
English eyebrow

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. 8938
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mril/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. eyebrow
  2. upper margin of book

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 眉毛 ("eyebrow")
Variety Location Words
Classical Classical
Mandarin Beijing 眉毛
Taiwan 眉毛
Tianjin 眉毛
Jinan 眉毛眼眉
Xi'an 眉毛眼眉
Wuhan 眉毛
Chengdu 眉毛
Yangzhou 眉毛
Hefei 眉毛
Cantonese Guangzhou 眼眉眼眉毛眉毛
Hong Kong 眼眉眼眉毛眉毛
Taishan 眉毛
Yangjiang 眼眉
Gan Nanchang 眉毛
Hakka Meixian 目眉毛
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 目眉毛
Liudui (S. Sixian) 目眉毛
Hsinchu (Hailu) 目眉毛
Dongshi (Dabu) 目眉毛
Taiwanese Raoping 目眉毛
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 目眉
Jin Taiyuan 眉毛
Min Bei Jian'ou 眉毛
Min Dong Fuzhou 眉毛
Min Nan Quanzhou 目眉目眉毛
Xiamen 目眉目眉毛
Zhangzhou 目眉目毛目眉毛
Taipei 目眉
Malaysia 目眉
Chaozhou 目眉
Wu Suzhou 眉毛
Xiang Changsha 眉毛
Shuangfeng 眉毛

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. eyebrow

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
まゆ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

/majo//maju/

From Old Japanese. Appears in the Man'yōshū poetry anthology of the mid-700s with the reading mayo. The ma element is very likely ‎(ma, eye, ancient combining form of modern me reading), but the derivation of the yo element is unclear.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana まゆ, romaji mayu)

  1. eyebrow

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

HanjaEdit

‎(mi) (hangeul , revised mi, McCune-Reischauer mi, Yale mi)

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VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

Han characterEdit

(mi, my, mày, mầy, )

  1. Hán tự form of mi, “eyebrows
  2. Nôm form of mi, “eyelashes
  3. Nôm form of mày, “you
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