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See also:
U+5BC6, 密
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5BC6

[U+5BC5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5BC7]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 40, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十心竹山 (JPHU), four-corner 30773, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 288, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7205
  • Dae Jaweon: page 570, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 940, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5BC6

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mriɡ): phonetic (OC *mriɡ, *mliɡ) + semantic (mountain) – hidden in the mountains, secret, intimate. Note that 宓 means “secret”, which reinforces this.

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “←→?”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • bi̍t - literary;
  • ba̍t/bā - vernacular.
Note:
  • mig8 - literary;
  • bhag8 - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (49)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () Chongniu III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /mˠiɪt̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /mᵚit̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /miet̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /mjit̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /mjĕt̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /mĭĕt̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /mi̯ĕt̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    mat6
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ mit ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mri[t]/
    English dense

    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
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 591
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mriɡ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. dense; thick; close
    2. intimate
    3. (Internet slang) to DM; to send a direct message
    4. 33rd tetragram of the Taixuanjing; "closeness" (𝌦)

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. density
    2. secrecy
    3. carefulness

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    みつ
    Grade: 6
    goon

    From Middle Chinese (MC mˠiɪt̚).

    First cited to a text from 1092.[1]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (みつ) (mitsu

    1. something without breaks or openings, something dense
    2. a secret, (especially) something done secretly
      Synonym: 秘密 (himitsu)
    3. (Buddhism) the teachings of esoteric Buddhism
      Synonym: 密教 (mikkyō)

    Adjective[edit]

    (みつ) (mitsu-na (adnominal (みつ) (mitsu na), adverbial (みつ) (mitsu ni))

    1. dense, without breaks or openings
    2. meticulous, carefully done, scrupulous
      (みつ)(けい)(かく)
      mitsu na keikaku
      a meticulous schedule
    3. (of relations among people) close, familiar, intimate
      Synonym: 深い (fukai)
      (みつ)(あいだ)(がら)
      mitsu na aidagara
      familiar terms, intimate relations

    Inflection[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
    2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 빽빽할 (ppaekppaekhal mil))

    1. Hanja form? of (dense).

    Compounds[edit]


    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Nôm readings: mật, mất

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