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U+879E, 螞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-879E

[U+879D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+879F]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 中戈尸手火 (LISQF), four-corner 51127, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1093, character 40
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33428
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1558, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2876, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+879E

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

EtymologyEdit

Traditionally thought to be the same word as (OC *mraːʔ, “horse > big”).

Mei (1985) proposes that it is derived from (OC *mraːŋ, “horsefly”), which he relates to Proto-Tai *m.leːŋᴬ (insect).

Pronunciation 1Edit


Note:
  • má - literary;
  • bé/bée - vernacular.

DefinitionsEdit

  1. A prefix used in insect names.

CompoundsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 螞蚱蚂蚱 (màzha).

Pronunciation 3Edit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 螞螂蚂螂 (māláng).

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ma) (hangeul , revised ma, McCune-Reischauer ma, Yale ma)

  1. (거머리) horse-leech (Haemopis sanguisuga)

SynonymsEdit

  • (마, ma)
  • (황, hwang)
  • 螞蟥 (마황, mahwang)
  • 馬蛭 (마질, majil) lit. horse leech

CompoundsEdit

Related termsEdit