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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (black)

Han character[edit]

(radical 203 +11, 23 strokes, cangjie input 竹人山火大 (HOUFK), X竹人山火 (XHOUF), four-corner 28240)

  1. mold, mildew
  2. bacteria, fungi

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1521, character 47
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48196
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2057, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 851, character 25
  • Unihan data for U+9EF4

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping mei4, Yale mei4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かび, katakana カビ, romaji kabi)

  1. mold

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin méi (mei2), Wade-Giles mei2)

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