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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口十木 (RJD), four-corner 65090, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 182, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3456
  • Dae Jaweon: page 401, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 597, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5473

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 無沸切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mʉiH/ /mwe̯iH/ /miuəiH/ /mʷɨiH/ /mujH/ /mĭwəiH/ /miuəiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wèi ‹ mjɨjH › /*m[ə]t-s/ taste (n.)

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
12918 1 /*mɯds/

Definitions[edit]

  1. taste, flavor
  2. smell, odor

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あじ, romaji aji)

  1. flavour (UK); flavor (US)

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji -mi)

  1. (after an i-adjective stem) -ness; any degree of being

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vị, mùi, mồi)

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