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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女一戈土 (VMIG), four-corner 41414, composition)

  1. niece
  2. nephew

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 260, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6226
  • Dae Jaweon: page 526, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1043, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+59EA

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (姪), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 澄 (11)
Final: 質
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 直一切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɖiɪt̚/ /ȡʱi̯ĕt̚/ /ȡiĕt̚/ /ɖit̚/ /ɖit̚/ /ȡĭĕt̚/ /ȡjet̚/
Character (姪), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 屑
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒結切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/det̚/ /dʱiet̚/ /det̚/ /det̚/ /dɛt̚/ /diet̚/ /dɛt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17352 2 /*diːɡ/
17367 2 /*diɡ/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/me1hi/: [mepi] → [meɸi] → [mewi] → [mei]. Initial /me/ is cognate with me1 (female).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana めい, romaji mei, historical hiragana めひ)

  1. the daughter of ones sibling; a niece

Antonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jil, jeol) (hangeul , , revised jil, jeol, McCune-Reischauer chil, chŏl)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đẹt)

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