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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 205 +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口中田山 (RLWU))

  1. to strive
  2. to endeavor

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1523, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48258
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2058, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4768, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9EFE

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (黽), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 眞
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 武盡切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪnX/ /mi̯ĕnX/ /miĕnX/ /minX/ /minX/ /mĭĕnX/ /mjenX/
Character (黽), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 仙
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 彌兖切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miᴇnX/ /mi̯ɛnX/ /miɛnX/ /miɛnX/ /mianX/ /mĭɛnX/ /mjænX/
Character (黽), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 耕
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 武幸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣɛŋX/ /mæŋX/ /mɛŋX/ /mɯæŋX/ /məɨjŋX/ /mæŋX/ /mɐŋX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
měng ‹ meangX › /*mˤrəәŋʔ/ toad

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
9161 2 /*mlenʔ/ 黽池