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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 卜口卜火木 (YRYFD), four-corner 09639)

  1. riddle, conundrum
  2. puzzle

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1174, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35800
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1639, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4001, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+8B0E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping mai4, mai6, Yale mai4, mai6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana なぞ, romaji nazo)

  1. a mystery

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin mèi (mei4), (mi2), (mi4), Wade-Giles mei4, mi2, mi4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  1. riddle, mystery, enigma

(traditional, Pinyin mèi, simplified )

  1. (see 谜儿 (謎兒) riddle)

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-28.