See also:
U+9709, 霉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9709

[U+9708]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+970A]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 173, +7, 15 strokes, cangjie input 一月人田卜 (MBOWY), four-corner 10507, composition)

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1375, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42302
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1884, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4065, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9709

Chinese

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trad.
simp. #

Etymology 1

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Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *mrɯl) : semantic (rain) + phonetic (OC *mɯːʔ).

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • mui4 - colloquial;
  • mei4 - variant.

Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9320
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mrɯl/
Notes

Definitions

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  1. to become moldy; mildewed
  2. (Cantonese, of garment) worn out
    [Cantonese, trad.]
    [Cantonese, simp.]
    gin6 saam1 zoek3 dou3 mui4 saai3 dou1 m4 hang2 dam2. [Jyutping]
    (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Compounds

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Etymology 2

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Glyph origin

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Designated as the simplified form of in the Chinese Character Simplification Scheme (漢字簡化方案) (1956).

Definitions

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For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“mold; mildew; must”).
(This character is the simplified and variant form of ).
Notes:

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(Hyōgai kanji)

  1. mold

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: mai, môi

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