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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(net) +  ‎(money cowrie)

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +5, 12 strokes, cangjie input 田中月山金 (WLBUC), four-corner 60806, composition)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1206, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36708
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1669, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3633, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8CB7

ChineseEdit

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simp.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /mai²¹⁴/
Harbin /mai²¹³/
Tianjin /mai¹³/
Jinan /mɛ⁵⁵/
Qingdao /mɛ⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /mai⁵³/
Xi'an /mai⁵³/
Xining /mɛ⁵³/
Yinchuan /mɛ⁵³/
Lanzhou /mɛ⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /mai⁵¹/
Wuhan /mai⁴²/
Chengdu /mai⁵³/
Guiyang /mai⁴²/
Kunming /mæ⁵³/
Nanjing /mae²¹²/
Hefei /me̞²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /mai⁵³/
Pingyao /mæ⁵³/
Hohhot /mɛ⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /ma¹³/
Suzhou /mɑ³¹/
Hangzhou /me̞⁵³/
Wenzhou /ma³⁵/
Hui Shexian /ma³⁵/
Tunxi /ma²⁴/
Xiang Changsha /mai⁴¹/
Xiangtan /mai⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /mai²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /mai⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /mɑi²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mai²³/
Nanning /mai²⁴/
Hong Kong /mai¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /mai⁵³/
/bue⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mɛ³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /mai²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /boi⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /mai²¹³/ ~办
/vɔi²¹³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣɛX/ /maiX/ /mɛX/ /mɯæX/ /maɨjX/ /maiX/ /mæiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
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Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8727 0 /*mreːʔ/

VerbEdit

  1. to buy, to purchase
    /   ―  mǎi le liàng xīn chē.  ―  I bought a new car.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. to buy

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

AntonymsEdit

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(mae) (hangeul , revised mae, McCune-Reischauer mae, Yale may)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mãi, mạy, mảy, mấy, mới, mái, mải, với)

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