See also:
U+9EA6, 麦
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EA6

[U+9EA5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EA7]
U+2EE8, ⻨
CJK RADICAL SIMPLIFIED WHEAT

[U+2EE7]
CJK Radicals Supplement
[U+2EE9]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 
Stroke order
(Japan)
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 199, +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手一水 (QME), composition(GJ) or ⿱(T))

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1512, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47718
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2041, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4600, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9EA6

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“wheat; barley; oats; corn; maize; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to dawdle; the name of the father of Emperor Yao”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. wheat
  2. barley

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
むぎ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese.[1] In turn, theorized to be from Proto-Japonic *monki.

First cited to the Kojiki in 712 C.E..[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(むぎ) (mugi

  1. (broadly speaking) dry-cultivated cereal grain
    1. wheat
      Synonym: 小麦 (komugi) (literally “little mugi)
    2. barley
      Synonym: 大麦 (ōmugi) (literally “big mugi)
    3. rye
      Synonym: 裸麦 (hadaka-mugi) (literally “naked mugi)
    4. oats
      Synonym: 燕麦 (enbaku) (literally “swallow (bird) mugi)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN