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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 109 +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜女月山 (YVBU), four-corner 00601)

  1. blind
  2. unperceptive, shortsighted

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 800, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23132
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1214, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2469, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+76F2

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping maang4, Yale maang4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana めくら, romaji mekura)

  1. blindness
  2. a blind person
  3. ignorance
  4. an ignorant person; an ignoramus

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana めしい, romaji meshī)

  1. Same as above.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(maeng) (hangeul , revised maeng, McCune-Reischauer maeng, Yale mayng)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin máng (mang2), Wade-Giles mang2)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(manh)

  • Nôm: manh

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999