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U+672B, 末
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-672B

[U+672A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+672C]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
5 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 75, +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 木十 (DJ), four-corner 50900, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 509, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14420
  • Dae Jaweon: page 891, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1150, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+672B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*maːds, *mɯːds
*maːds, *hmɯːds, *mɯds
*mraːds
*mreːds, *maːd
*mraːd
*meːd, *maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd
*maːd

Ideogram (指事): a tree () with its top highlighted with an extra stroke, implying the meaning of “apex”; contrast , .

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • boa̍h - vernacular;
  • boa̍t - literary.
Note:
  • bhuah8 - vernacular;
  • muêg8, muag8 - literary.
  • Wu

    • Dialectal data
    Variety Location
    Mandarin Beijing /mo⁵¹/
    Harbin /mɤ⁵³/
    Tianjin /mo⁵³/
    Jinan /mə²¹/
    Qingdao /mə⁴²/
    Zhengzhou /mo²⁴/
    Xi'an /mo²¹/
    Xining /mɔ⁴⁴/
    Yinchuan /muə¹³/
    Lanzhou /mə¹³/ ~尾
    /mə⁴⁴²/ ~~子
    Ürümqi /mɤ²¹³/
    Wuhan /mo²¹³/
    Chengdu /mo³¹/
    Guiyang /mo²¹/
    Kunming /mo³¹/
    Nanjing /moʔ⁵/
    Hefei /mɐʔ⁵/
    Jin Taiyuan /maʔ²/
    Pingyao /mʌʔ⁵³/
    Hohhot /maʔ⁴³/
    Wu Shanghai /məʔ¹/
    Suzhou /məʔ³/
    Hangzhou /moʔ²/
    Wenzhou /mø²¹³/
    Hui Shexian /mɔ²²/
    Tunxi /mo¹¹/
    Xiang Changsha /mo²⁴/
    Xiangtan /mo²⁴/
    Gan Nanchang /mɵʔ⁵/
    Hakka Meixian /mat̚⁵/
    Taoyuan /mɑt̚⁵⁵/
    Cantonese Guangzhou /mut̚²/
    Nanning /mut̚²²/
    Hong Kong /mut̚²/
    Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /buat̚⁵/
    /buaʔ⁵/
    Fuzhou (Min Dong) /muaʔ⁵/
    Jian'ou (Min Bei) /muɛ⁴²/
    Shantou (Min Nan) /muak̚⁵/
    /buaʔ⁵/
    Haikou (Min Nan) /muak̚⁵/
    /muak̚³/

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (64)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /muɑt̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /mʷɑt̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /muɑt̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /mwat̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /muɑt̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /muɑt̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /muɑt̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ mat ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mˤat/
    English end of a 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. 9223
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*maːd/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. tip; treetop
    2. end; last stage
      時期 / 时期  ―  fǎ shíqī  ―  Dharma-ending age
    3. final; last
    4. insignificant

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    See also[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana すえ, rōmaji sue, historical hiragana すゑ)

    1. the last; the end
      今年 (ことし) (すえ)までに
      kotoshi sue made ni
      until the end of this year
    2. last child, youngest child
    3. triviality
    4. offspring, descendant
    Antonyms

    See also[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana まつ, rōmaji matsu)

    1. the end
    2. powder

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana うら, rōmaji ura)

    1. (archaic) tip, top end

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana うれ, rōmaji ure)

    1. (archaic) the trunk or leaves of a tree
    2. (archaic) the tips of the branches of a tree

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (mal) (hangeul , revised mal, McCune–Reischauer mal, Yale mal)

    1. (): the end, last, low
    2. (가루): flour, powder
    3. (허드레): something coarse, improper, inferior, trivial

    Compounds[edit]

    end, last
    flour, powder
    something coarse

    Usage notes[edit]

    1. ^ This was authored by several scholars at the direction of King Sejong of Yi Dynasty, concerning the folk medical herb gathering by month.
    2. ^ Cited by: 南廣祐 (1997). 敎學古語辭典. 敎學社. p. 538.
    3. ^ "" is a hanja rendering for 말밤(mal-bam), the origin of 마름(mareum, ) "water caltrop, water chestnut," literally, "coarse chestnut" such as "horse-chestnut".
    4. ^ Meaning "water caltrop, (also implausibly) water chestnut." Another likely literal reading is malryul.

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (mạt, mất, mặt, mết, mệt, mượt)

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