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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)

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]

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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Particularly: “all contraction of 唔係 (m4 hai6)?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. When used with (lo1) at the end of a phrase, used to spell out something obvious.
  2. When used with (lo1) or rising intonation at the end of a phrase, used to connect a condition to a result or suggestion.
  3. Used as the negative of (hai6) when asking a question.

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. (imperative) don't
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“do not”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
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
Lukang
Sanxia 莫去
Yilan 毋通
Chaozhou
Wu Suzhou 𧟰
Wenzhou 𧟰
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowing from English microphone or mic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese, Hakka)

  1. Short for 咪高峰 (“microphone”). (Classifier: )
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of 傳聲器 (“microphone”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 傳聲器微音器擴音器
Mandarin Beijing 話筒麥克風
Taiwan 麥克風話筒
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong 咪高峰
Hakka Meixian 麥克風
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 麥克
Liudui (S. Sixian) 麥克
Hsinchu (Hailu) 麥克
Dongshi (Dabu) 麥克放送頭
Zhuolan (Raoping) 麥克
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 麥克
Min Nan Xiamen 麥克風話筒
Taipei 麥克麥克風
Chaozhou 麥克風
Shantou 麥克風
Wu Shanghai 麥克風話筒
Wenzhou 話筒

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

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

Etymology 6[edit]

Borrowed from English mile.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. mile
  2. (informal) mile per hour
  3. (informal) kilometre per hour

Etymology 7[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms
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Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. to study hard

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 8[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. to peel with a knife
  2. to pinch (with fingernails)

Etymology 9[edit]

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

Etymology 10[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]