See also: 祕密

Contents

ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


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 () Chongniu III Chongniu III
Fanqie
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
Baxter-Sagart 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

NounEdit

秘密

  1. secret

AdjectiveEdit

秘密

  1. secret

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (祕密):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
みつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

秘密 ‎(hiragana ひみつ, romaji himitsu)

  1. secret
    • 1905, 夏目漱石, 吾輩は猫である:
      下女 (げじょ)国事 (こくじ)秘密 (ひみつ)でも (はか) (とき)のように大得意 (だいとくい)である。
      Gejo wa kokuji no himitsu demo hakaru toki no yō ni daitokui de aru.
      The maid acted as if she were telling him some kind of national secret.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

秘密 ‎(bimil) ‎(hangeul 비밀)

  1. Hanja form? of 비밀, “secret”.