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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]

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth; speech) + phonetic  (OC *miːʔ).

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 1
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan 不要
Harbin
Jinan 別價甭價不要
Muping
Luoyang
Jiedian 不要
Xi'an 不敢
Xining
Xuzhou
Lanzhou 不要
Ürümqi
Wuhan 1
Chengdu 1不要
Guiyang 不要
Liuzhou 1莫要
Yangzhou 1不要
Nanjing 不要
Hefei 不要
Cantonese Guangzhou 唔好
Hong Kong 唔好
Shunde
Zhongshan
Dongguan 唔好
Hong Kong (Weitou) 唔好
Taishan 唔好
Doumen 唔好
Kaiping 唔好
Shaoguan
Yunfu 唔好
Yangjiang 1無好
Xinyi
Lianjiang
Nanning 冇要
Kuala Lumpur
Gan Nanchang 1
Lichuan 毋要不要
Pingxiang 不要
Hakka Meixian 1毋愛毋好
Xingning 毋愛
Huidong 毋好
Qujiang 毋好
Xiaosanjiang 毋好
Changting 毋要
Liancheng 毋要
Ninghua 毋要
Yudu 毋要毋敢
Ruijin 毋要
Shicheng 毋要
Shangyou 毋要
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 毋好
Liudui (S. Sixian) 毋好
Hsinchu (Hailu) 毋好
Dongshi (Dabu) 毋好
Zhuolan (Raoping) 毋好
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 毋好
Hong Kong 毋好
Sabah 毋愛
Senai 毋好
Huizhou Shexian 不要
Tunxi 不要
Jixi 不要
Jin Taiyuan 不要不敢
Xinzhou 不要
Min Bei Jian'ou 伓敢伓讓1
Min Dong Fuzhou 伓通1
Fuqing 伓通
Matsu 1
Min Nan Xiamen 毋通毋愛2
Quanzhou 毋通毋愛
Zhangzhou 毋通2
Taipei 2
Kaohsiung 2
Tainan 2
Lukang 2
Sanxia 莫去
Yilan 毋通2
Pingnan
Chaozhou 2
Johor Bahru
Haikou 無用2無莫
Leizhou 無地
Pinghua Nanning 冇要
Wu Shanghai 勿要𧟰
Suzhou 𧟰
Hangzhou
Wenzhou 𧟰
Chongming 𧟰
Danyang 弗要𫸻
Jinhua 𫸻弗要弗用
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha 1不要
Shuangfeng 1
Loudi 不要1
Quanzhou

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]