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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to , from whence also top of .

Han character[edit]

(radical 26 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹竹尸中 (HHSL), four-corner 77720)

  1. fourth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): rabbit () of Chinese zodiac
  2. period from 5-7 a.m. (prime, early morning).

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 159, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2847
  • Dae Jaweon: page 363, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 311, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+536F

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (卯), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 肴
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 莫飽切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣauX/ /mauX/ /mauX/ /mɯauX/ /maɨwX/ /mauX/ /mauX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mǎo ‹ mæwX › /*mˁruʔ/ 4th earthly branch
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8871 1 /*mruːʔ/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(myo) (hangeul , revised myo, McCune-Reischauer myo)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mão, mẫu, méo, mẹo, mẻo)

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