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U+5FAE, 微
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5FAE

[U+5FAD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5FAF]

Translingual[edit]

Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that the middle component is written as 𡵂 (⿳山一几) in simplified Chinese and Korean. In Japanese, the middle component is written as 𡵉 (⿱山兀). In traditional Chinese, the middle component is written (⿳山一儿), as found in the Kangxi dictionary.

Han character[edit]

(radical 60 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 竹人山弓大 (HOUNK) or 竹人山山大 (HOUUK), four-corner 28240, composition𢼸(GK) or ⿰𣁋(TJV))

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 370, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10203
  • Dae Jaweon: page 696, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 837, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5FAE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
mrɯl, *mɯl
mrɯl
mrɯl, *mɯːls
mrɯl, *mɯl
mrɯlʔ
mɯl
mɯl
mɯl
hmɯl
hmɯl

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯl): semantic  + phonetic 𢼸.

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mʉi/
Pan
Wuyun
/mʷɨi/
Shao
Rongfen
/miuəi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/muj/
Li
Rong
/miuəi/
Wang
Li
/mĭwəi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mwe̯i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wéi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wēi
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjɨj ›
Old
Chinese
/*məj/
English small

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. 12801
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. tiny; small; trifling
  2. to decline; to deteriorate
  3. humble; low-ranking
  4. slight; gentle
  5. slightly; gently
  6. micro- (in metric units)

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

(Min Nan)

  1. (mouth, eyes, etc.) to close slightly
  2. a little

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. delicate

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. 작을미 - small, few, little, hidden

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vi)

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