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U+6BCF, 每
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6BCF

[U+6BCE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6BD0]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 80 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人田卜戈 (OWYI), four-corner 80507, composition𠂉)

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 589, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16725
  • Dae Jaweon: page 981, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2381, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6BCF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
每-oracle.svg 每-bronze.svg 每-bigseal.svg 每-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mɯːs, *mɯː, *mɯːs
*mlɯːʔ, *mɯːʔ
*hmlɯːʔ
*ʔmɯː, *ʔmɯːʔ
*mɯ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ, *mɯs, *maːʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯs, *mɯːʔ, *mɯːs
*mɯs, *mɯː, *mɯːs
*mrɯʔ, *mrɯŋʔ
*mrɯŋʔ
*mrɯŋʔ
*ma
*mɯː
*mɯː
*mɯː
*mɯːʔ
*mɯːs
*mɯːs, *hmɯːs
*hmɯːs
*hmɯːs
*hmɯːʔ, *hmɯːs
*mrɯl

Shuowen: Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯːʔ): semantic  + phonetic (OC *mɯʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (42) (42)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muʌiX/ /muʌiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/muoiX/ /muoiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɒiX/ /muɒiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwəjX/ /mwəjH/
Li
Rong
/muᴀiX/ /muᴀiH/
Wang
Li
/muɒiX/ /muɒiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑ̆iX/ /muɑ̆iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
měi mèi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
měi
Middle
Chinese
‹ mwojX ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˤəʔ/
English each

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. 9307
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. every; each
      ―  měi  ―  every day; daily
      ―  měi  ―  every time
  2. every time; each time
  3. often; frequently
  4. Alternative form of (men, “plural marker”).
  5. flourishingly
  6. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. every
  2. each

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(mae) (hangeul , revised mae, McCune-Reischauer mae, Yale may)

  1. always
  2. every time

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mỗi, mọi, mủi)

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