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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 66 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人卜人大 (OYOK), four-corner 88540, composition)

  1. fast, quick, clever, smart
  2. A given name

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 471, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13202
  • Dae Jaweon: page 823, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1463, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+654F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /min²¹⁴/
Harbin /min²¹³/
Tianjin /min¹³/
Jinan /miẽ⁵⁵/
Qingdao /miə̃⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /min⁵³/
Xi'an /miẽ⁵³/
Xining /miə̃⁵³/
Yinchuan /miŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /mĩn⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /miŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /min⁴²/
Chengdu /min⁵³/
Guiyang /min⁴²/
Kunming /mĩ⁵³/
Nanjing /min²¹²/
Hefei /min²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /miəŋ⁵³/
Pingyao /miŋ⁵³/
Hohhot /mĩŋ⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /miŋ¹³/
Suzhou /min⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /min⁵³/
Wenzhou /meŋ³⁵/
Hui Shexian /miʌ̃³⁵/
Tunxi /min³¹/
Xiang Changsha /min⁴¹/
Xiangtan /min⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /min²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /men³¹/
Taoyuan /mien²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐn²³/
Nanning /mɐn²⁴/
Hong Kong /mɐn¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /bin⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /miŋ³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /meiŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /miaŋ⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /min²¹³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (4)
Final: (44)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: mǐn
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɣiɪnX/ /mɯinX/ /mienX/ /mjinX/ /mjĕnX/ /mǐĕnX/ /mi̯ĕnX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mǐn ‹ minX › /*mrə[n]ʔ (~ *mrəʔ)/ diligent, active

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9296 0 /*mrɯʔ/
9297 0 /*mrɯŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana さとし, romaji Satoshi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mẫn, mắn, mẩn)

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