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U+54AA, 咪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-54AA

[U+54A9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+54AB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 口火木 (RFD), four-corner 69094, composition)

  1. sound of cat, cat's meow
  2. meter

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 186, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3541
  • Dae Jaweon: page 405, character 35
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 622, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+54AA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. meow
  2. sound used to call a cat
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. Contraction of 唔係(m4 hai6).

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. don't
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“do not”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese Classical
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) Formal
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan 不要
Jinan 別價
Xi'an 不敢
Wuhan
Chengdu 不要
Yangzhou 不要
Hefei 不要
Cantonese Guangzhou 唔好
Hong Kong 唔好
Yangjiang 無好
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian 毋愛毋好
Jin Taiyuan 不要不敢
Min Bei Jian'ou 伓敢伓讓
Min Dong Fuzhou 伓通
Min Nan Xiamen 毋通毋愛
Quanzhou 毋通毋愛
Zhangzhou 毋通
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Yilan 毋通
Lukang
Sanxia 莫去
Chaozhou
Wu Suzhou 𧟰
Wenzhou 𧟰
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowing from English microphone (or mic).

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. Short for 咪高峰 (“microphone”).

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 咪唑 (mǐzuò, “imidazole”).

Etymology 6[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“metre”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 7[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“the call of a sheep”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mễ)

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References[edit]