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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 44 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 尸竹手山 (SHQU), four-corner 77214, composition)

  1. tail, extremity
  2. end, stern

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 300, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7650
  • Dae Jaweon: page 596, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 966, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+5C3E

Chinese[edit]

tail
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 無匪切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mʉiX/ /mwe̯iX/ /miuəiX/ /mʷɨiX/ /mujX/ /mĭwəiX/ /miuəiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wěi ‹ mj+jX › /*[m]əәjʔ/ tail

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12882 1 /*mɯlʔ/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/wo/ → /o/.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji o, historical hiragana )

  1. a tail
  2. the foot of a mountain
  3. the end of something

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, vãi, vả, , vải, hoàn)

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