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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – the tip of a tree (), still immature. Contrast .

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 十木 (JD), four-corner 50900)

  1. not yet
  2. eighth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): ram or sheep () of Chinese zodiac

Antonyms[edit]

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References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 509, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14419
  • Dae Jaweon: page 890, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1150, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+672A

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 無沸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mʉiH/ /mwe̯iH/ /miuəiH/ /mʷɨiH/ /mujH/ /mĭwəiH/ /miuəiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wèi ‹ mj+jH › /*m[əә]t-s/ not yet
wèi ‹ mj+jH › /*m[əә]t-s/ 8th earthly branch

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
12917 1 /*mɯds/ 從屮從木與芔字同根,陳獨秀雲木上加屮象幼枝

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana ひつじ, romaji hitsuji)

  1. (astrology) eighth sign of the Chinese zodiac, the Ram

Prefix[edit]

(hiragana , romaji mi-)

  1. un-, not yet

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vị, mùi)

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