See also:
U+8B0E, 謎
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8B0E

[U+8B0D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8B0F]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(Kangxi radical 149, +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 卜口卜火木 (YRYFD), four-corner 09639, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1174, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35800
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1639, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4001, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+8B0E

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.
alternative forms

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *miː, *miːs): semantic (speech) + phonetic (OC *miː, to be lost).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (39)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/meiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/meiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/mɛiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɛjH/
Li
Rong
/meiH/
Wang
Li
/mieiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mieiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
mai6
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 9001 9007
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*miː/ /*miːs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. puzzle; riddle
  2. mystery; enigma

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. riddle
  2. puzzle
  3. enigma
  4. hint
  5. tip

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
なぞ
Grade: S
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
なぞ
[noun] mystery; puzzle
[adverb] Alternative form of なんぞ (nan zo)
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eumhun 수수께끼 (susukkekki mi))

  1. Hanja form? of (riddle).

CompoundsEdit