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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to , from whence also top of .

Han character[edit]

(radical 26 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹竹尸中 (HHSL), four-corner 77720, composition𠂎)

  1. fourth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): rabbit () of Chinese zodiac
  2. period from 5-7 a.m. (prime, early morning).

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 159, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2847
  • Dae Jaweon: page 363, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 311, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+536F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (4)
Final: (90)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: mǎo
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɣauX/ /mɯauX/ /mauX/ /maɨwX/ /mauX/ /mauX/ /mauX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mǎo ‹ mæwX › /*mˤruʔ/ 4th earthly branch

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
8871 1 /*mruːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(myo) (hangeul , revised myo, McCune-Reischauer myo)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mão, mẫu, méo, Mẹo, mẻo)

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