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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – the tip of a tree (), still immature. Contrast .

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 十木 (JD), four-corner 50900)

Antonyms[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 509, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14419
  • Dae Jaweon: page 890, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1150, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+672A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mʉiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/mʷɨiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/miuəiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mujH/
Li
Rong
/miuəiH/
Wang
Li
/mĭwəiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mwe̯iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wèi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wèi wèi
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjɨjH › ‹ mjɨjH ›
Old
Chinese
/*m[ə]t-s/ /*m[ə]t-s/
English not yet 8th earthly branch

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. 12917
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯds/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. not yet
  2. (Cantonese) used at the end of questions to ask if one has done something yet
    食飽 / 食饱 [Cantonese]  ―  Sik6 baau2 mei6? [Jyutping]  ―  Are you full yet?
    / [Cantonese]  ―  Nei5 maai5 zo2 mei6 sin1? [Jyutping]  ―  First off, have you even bought it yet?
  3. eighth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): goat () of Chinese zodiac

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ひつじ, romaji hitsuji)

  1. (astrology) eighth sign of the Chinese zodiac, the goat

Prefix[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji mi-)

  1. un-, not yet

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vị)

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