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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (eye) + phonetic  – close your eyes and go to sleep.

Han character[edit]

(radical 109 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 月山口女心 (BURVP), four-corner 67047, composition)

  1. close eyes, sleep
  2. hibernate

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 805, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23240
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1221, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2483, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7720

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping min4, Yale min4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(myeon) (hangeul , revised myeon, McCune-Reischauer myŏn, Yale myen)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin mián (mian2), Wade-Giles mien2)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA biân (bian5), bîn (bin5))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(miên)