U+7709, 眉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7709

[U+7708]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+770A]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms
𠃜 (second-round simplified)

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
       

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s/r-m(u/i/ja)l (hair; fur; feather) (STEDT). Cognate with Tibetan སྨིན་མ (smin ma, eyebrow), Burmese အမွေ (a.mwe, hair; fur; feather).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • bâi - vernacular;
  • bî - literary.
Note:
  • bhai5 - vernacular;
  • mi5 - literary.

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
BaxterSagart 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 a book

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. eyebrow

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

(まゆ) (mayu

  1. eyebrow
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AffixEdit

() (bi

  1. eyebrow

Etymology 3Edit

AffixEdit

() (mi

  1. eyebrow

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eum (mi))

  1. eyebrows
  2. upper margin of book

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: mi, mày, mầy, , my

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