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U+7C73, 米
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7C73

[U+7C72]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7C74]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 119 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 火木 (FD), four-corner 90904, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #119, .

Derived charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 906, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26832
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1331, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3141, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7C73

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
       
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
miː, *miːs
miː
miːʔ
miːʔ
miːʔ
miːʔ
me
me
mral
meʔ
meʔ
mril
mril
mril

PronunciationEdit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /mi²¹⁴/
Harbin /mi²¹³/
Tianjin /mi¹³/
Jinan /mi⁵⁵/
Qingdao /mi⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /mi⁵³/
Xi'an /mi⁵³/
Xining /mji⁵³/
Yinchuan /mi⁵³/
Lanzhou /mi⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /mi⁵¹/
Wuhan /mi⁴²/
Chengdu /mi⁵³/
Guiyang /mi⁴²/
Kunming /mi⁵³/
Nanjing /mi²¹²/
Hefei /mz̩²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /mi⁵³/
Pingyao /mi⁵³/
Hohhot /mi⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /mi²³/
Suzhou /mi³¹/
Hangzhou /mi⁵³/
Wenzhou /mei³⁵/
Hui Shexian /mi³⁵/
Tunxi /me²⁴/
Xiang Changsha /mi⁴¹/
Xiangtan /mi⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /mi²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /mi³¹/
Taoyuan /mi³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐi²³/
Nanning /mei²⁴/
Hong Kong /mɐi¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /bi⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mi³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /mi²¹/
/mi⁴²/
Shantou (Min Nan) /bi⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /vi²¹³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (39)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/meiX/
Pan
Wuyun
/meiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mɛiX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɛjX/
Li
Rong
/meiX/
Wang
Li
/mieiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mieiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ mejX ›
Old
Chinese
/*(C.)mˤ[e]jʔ/
English millet or rice grains, dehusked and polished

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. 9003
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*miːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. hulled or husked uncooked rice
  2. husked seed
  3. grain-like things
  4. (chiefly Cantonese) Short for 米粉 (mǐfěn, “rice vermicelli”).
  5. (loanword, from English meter) meter
    •   ―  Wǒ yǒu yī jiǔ gāo.  ―  I'm 1.9 meters tall.

CompoundsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 4380
  • Halpern: 3529
  • Halpern Learners: 2198
  • Heisig: 919
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 6b0.1
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana こめ, rōmaji kome)

  1. rice

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana べい, rōmaji bei)

  1. rice
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana よね, rōmaji yone)

  1. eighty-eight years old (colloquial)
  2. rice (archaic)
SynonymsEdit
  •  (はち) (じゅう) (はち) (さい) (hachijūhachisai)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

(katakana メートル, rōmaji mētoru)

  1. metre, meter


Etymology 5Edit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana べい, rōmaji Bei)

  1. America, American, Americo-
    米国 (べいこく)
    Beikoku
    US, USA, United States
     (べい) () (かん) (けい)
    Bei-Ro kankei
    US-Russia relations
    北米 (ほくべい)
    Hokubei
    North America
     (なん) (べい)
    Nanbei
    South America
    米大統領選 (べいだいとうりょうせん)
    bei-daitōryō-sen
    US presidential election

Etymology 6Edit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana よね, rōmaji Yone)

  1. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, mễ)

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