秘密

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (秘密, reconstructed)
Character (秘), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 幫 (1)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 兵媚切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/piɪH/ /piH/ /piH/ /piH/ /piH/ /piH/ /pjɪH/
Character (密), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 質
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 美畢切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪt̚/ /mi̯ĕt̚/ /miĕt̚/ /mit̚/ /mit̚/ /mĭĕt̚/ /mjet̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (秘密, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
553 2 /*mpriɡs/ 祕注俗字
591 2 /*mriɡ/

Noun[edit]

秘密

  1. secret

Adjective[edit]

秘密

  1. secret

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (祕密):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
みつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

秘密 (hiragana ひみつ, romaji himitsu)

  1. secret
    • 1905, 夏目漱石, 吾輩は猫である:
      下女 (げじょ)国事 (こくじ)秘密 (ひみつ)でも (はか) (とき)のように大得意 (だいとくい)である。
      gejo wa kokuji no himitsu demo hakaru toki no yō ni daitokui de aru.
      The maid acted as if she were telling him some kind of national secret.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

秘密 (bimil) (hangeul 비밀)

  1. Hanja form? of 비밀, “secret”.