See also: 祕密

Chinese edit

secret
 
secret; confidential; close
secret; confidential; close; thick; dense
trad. (秘密/祕密) /
simp. (秘密)

Pronunciation edit


Note: Initial of first syllable is irregular (due to assimilation).

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (4)
Final () (17) (49)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Baxter pijH mit
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pˠiɪH/ /mˠiɪt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/pᵚiH/ /mᵚit̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/piɪH/ /miet̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pjiH/ /mjit̚/
Li
Rong
/pjiH/ /mjĕt̚/
Wang
Li
/piH/ /mĭĕt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/piH/ /mi̯ĕt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
bei3 mat6
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ mit ›
Old
Chinese
/*mri[t]/
English dense

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. 553 591
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mpriɡs/ /*mriɡ/
Notes

Noun edit

秘密

  1. secret (knowledge that is hidden)
    保守秘密  ―  bǎoshǒu mìmì  ―  to keep a secret
    商業秘密商业秘密  ―  shāngyè mìmì  ―  trade secret
    掌握國家秘密掌握国家秘密  ―  zhǎngwò guójiā mìmì  ―  to hold state secrets

Synonyms edit

Adjective edit

秘密

  1. secret (being or kept hidden)
    秘密結社秘密结社  ―  mìmì jiéshè  ―  secret society
    秘密文件  ―  mìmì wénjiàn  ―  secret documents

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Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

Sino-Xenic (祕密秘密 (mìmì)):

Others:

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Japanese edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
みつ
Grade: 6
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
祕密 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

()(みつ) (himitsu-na (adnominal ()(みつ) (himitsu na), adverbial ()(みつ) (himitsu ni))

  1. secret

Inflection edit

Noun edit

()(みつ) or 秘密(ヒミツ) (himitsu

  1. secret
    ハリー・ポッターと()(みつ)()()
    Harī Pottā to Himitsu no Heya
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Usage notes edit

More formal than 内緒(ないしょ) (naisho), though both can be used in casual setting.

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References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

秘密 (bimil) (hangeul 비밀)

  1. Hanja form? of 비밀 (secret).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit

秘密

  1. chữ Hán form of bí mật (secret).