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U+840C, 萌
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-840C

[U+840B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+840D]

Translingual edit

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 140, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 廿日月 (TAB), four-corner 44627, composition )

Derived characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1041, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31265
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1499, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3233, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+840C

Chinese edit

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Wikipedia has articles on:
  • (Written Standard Chinese?)
  • (Cantonese)
  • Moe (Min Nan)
  • (Classical)

Glyph origin edit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *mreːŋ): semantic (grass; plant) + phonetic (OC *mraŋ).

Etymology 1 edit

“to bud; to begin”
Compare Lepcha ᰖᰮ (mlam, shoots that sprout from stump of tree) (Schuessler, 2007).
“moe”
Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 萌え (moe).

Pronunciation edit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /məŋ³⁵/
Harbin /məŋ²⁴/
Tianjin /məŋ⁴⁵/
Jinan /məŋ⁴²/
Qingdao /məŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /məŋ⁴²/
Xi'an /məŋ²⁴/
Xining /mə̃²⁴/
Yinchuan /məŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /mə̃n⁵³/
Ürümqi /mɤŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /moŋ²¹³/
Chengdu /moŋ³¹/
Guiyang /min²¹/
/moŋ²¹/
Kunming /moŋ³¹/
Nanjing /mən²⁴/
Hefei /məŋ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /məŋ¹¹/
Pingyao /məŋ¹³/
Hohhot /mə̃ŋ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /mg²³/
Suzhou /mən¹³/
Hangzhou /men²¹³/
Wenzhou /miɛ³¹/
Hui Shexian /mʌ̃⁴⁴/
Tunxi /man⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /moŋ¹³/
Xiangtan /min¹²/
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian /men¹¹/
Taoyuan /men¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐŋ²¹/
Nanning /meŋ²¹/
Hong Kong /mɐŋ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /biŋ³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mɛiŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /meiŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /meŋ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /moŋ³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (117)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Baxter meang
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠɛŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚæŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/mɐŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/məɨjŋ/
Li
Rong
/mɛŋ/
Wang
Li
/mæŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mæŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
mang4
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9191
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mreːŋ/

Definitions edit

  1. to bud; to sprout; to germinate
  2. to begin; to start
  3. beginning; start; harbinger; omen; augury; portent
  4. to happen; to occur; to take place
  5. (ACG) moe: feelings of affection towards a fictional character
  6. (Internet slang, by extension) cute; adorable
      ―  màiméng  ―  to act cutely
  7. a surname: Meng

Synonyms edit

  • (to bud):
  • (to begin):
  • (beginning):
  • (harbinger):
  • (people):

Compounds edit

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit



Definitions edit

  1. Used in 蕨萌 (“a grass name”).

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit



Definitions edit

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of (farmer; wanderer)

References edit

Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. bud, sprout

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
きざし
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
きざ
[noun] sign, omen
Alternative spelling
萌し
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 2 edit

Proper noun edit

(きざし) (Kizashi

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname

Etymology 3 edit

Kanji in this term
もえ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

Nominalization of 萌え (moe), the (れん)(よう)(けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb ()える (moeru, to bud, sprout).

Proper noun edit

(もえ) (Moe

  1. a female given name

References edit

Korean edit

Hanja edit

(maeng) (hangeul , revised maeng, McCune–Reischauer maeng, Yale mayng)

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Vietnamese edit

Han character edit

: Hán Nôm readings: manh, mánh, mảnh, mành

  1. đáng yêu, dễ thương