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U+679A, 枚
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-679A

[U+6799]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+679B]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75, +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 木人大 (DOK), four-corner 48940, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 516, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14554
  • Dae Jaweon: page 904, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1171, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+679A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯːl): semantic  (wood) + phonetic  (OC *mɯn). Right component etymologically unrelated to . (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Was the original character 𣐀?”)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (42)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/muoi/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwəj/
Li
Rong
/muᴀi/
Wang
Li
/muɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méi
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
méi
Middle
Chinese
‹ mwoj ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˁəj/
English stem, 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. 13012
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. stalk of shrub; trunk of tree
  2. wooden peg (historically used as a gag for marching soldiers to prevent talking)
  3. one by one; each
  4. Classifier for small, flat objects, such as coins, stamps, badges, pearls, sporting medals.all nouns using this classifier
  5. Classifier for rockets, satellites and certain weapons (especially bombs).
  6. (literary or Hainanese) Classifier for miscellany, general classifier.
  7. A surname​.

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひら
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

pira > ɸira > hira. Cognate with (hira, flat).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ひら) (hira

  1. an object that is thin and flat
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
まい
Grade: 6
on’yomi

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Counter[edit]

(まい) (-mai

  1. counter for flat thin objects or sheets

See also[edit]

Japanese number-counter combinations for (まい) (mai)
1 2 3 4 5
(いち)(まい) (ichimai) ()(まい) (nimai) (さん)(まい) (sanmai) (よん)(まい) (yonmai)
()(まい) (yomai)
()(まい) (gomai)
6 7 8 9 10
(ろく)(まい) (rokumai) (なな)(まい) (nanamai)
(しち)(まい) (shichimai)
(はち)(まい) (hachimai) (きゅう)(まい) (kyūmai) (じゅう)(まい) (jūmai)
100 1,000 10,000 How many?
(ひゃく)(まい) (hyakumai) (せん)(まい) (senmai) (いち)(まん)(まい) (ichimanmai) (なん)(まい) (nanmai)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eum (mae))

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Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
めー
Grade: 6
on’yomi

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Counter[edit]

(hiragana めー, rōmaji -mē)

  1. counter for flat thin objects or sheets

References[edit]

  • メー” in Okinawa Center of Language Study, Shuri-Naha Dialect Dictionary.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: mai

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