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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日十木 (AJD), four-corner 65090, composition)

  1. obscure, dark
  2. darken

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 493, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13846
  • Dae Jaweon: page 857, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1497, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6627

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 泰
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫貝切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɑiH/ /mɑiH/ /mɑiH/ /mɑiH/ /majH/ /mɑiH/ /mɑiH/
Character (昧), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 灰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫佩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muʌiH/ /muɑ̆iH/ /muᴀiH/ /muoiH/ /mwəjH/ /muɒiH/ /muɒiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mèi ‹ mwojH › /*mˤ[u][t]-s/ dusk; dark

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
12913 1 /*mɯːds/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. dark
  2. foolish

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(muội, mội)

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