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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
麦-order.gif
Japanese
stroke order
麦-jorder.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 199 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手一水 (QME), composition)

  1. wheat, barley, oats
  2. simplified form of KangXi radical number 199

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1512, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47718
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2041, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4600, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9EA6

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 麥
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫獲切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣɛk̚/ /mæk̚/ /mɛk̚/ /mɯæk̚/ /məɨjk̚/ /mæk̚/ /mɐk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mài ‹ meak › /*m-rˤəәk (dialect: *m-rˤ > *mˤr-)/ wheat

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
7630 0 /*mrɯːɡ/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. wheat
  2. barley

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana むぎ, romaji mugi)

  1. wheat; barley; rye; oats

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(maek) (hangeul , revised maek, McCune-Reischauer maek, Yale mayk)

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