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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 108 +8, 13 strokes, cangjie input 日月月廿 (ABBT), four-corner 67107, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 795, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23024
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1210, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2565, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+76DF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location 盟 (同)
Mandarin Beijing /məŋ³⁵/
Harbin /məŋ²⁴/
Tianjin /məŋ⁴⁵/
Jinan /məŋ⁴²/
Qingdao /məŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /məŋ⁴²/
Xi'an /məŋ²⁴/
Xining /mə̃²⁴/
Yinchuan /məŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /məñ⁵³/
Ürümqi /mɤŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /min²¹³/
Chengdu /min³¹/
/moŋ³¹/
Guiyang /min²¹/
/moŋ²¹/
Kunming /moŋ³¹/
Nanjing /mən²⁴/
Hefei /məŋ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /məŋ¹¹/
Pingyao /miŋ¹³/
/məŋ¹³/
Hohhot /məŋ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /məŋ¹³/
Suzhou /mən¹³/
Hangzhou /men²¹³/
Wenzhou /meŋ³¹/
Hui Shexian /miʌ̃⁴⁴/
Tunxi /man⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /min¹³/
Xiangtan /min¹²/
Gan Nanchang /min⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /men¹¹/
Taoyuan /men¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐŋ²¹/
Nanning /mɐŋ²¹/
Hong Kong /mɐŋ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /biŋ³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mɛiŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /meiŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /meŋ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /moŋ³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣiæŋ/ /mi̯ɐŋ/ /miɐŋ/ /mɯiaŋ/ /miajŋ/ /mĭɐŋ/ /miaŋ/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣæŋH/ /mɐŋH/ /mɐŋH/ /mɯaŋH/ /maɨjŋH/ /mɐŋH/ /maŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
méng ‹ mjæng › /*mraŋ/ covenant

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
9189 0 /*mraŋ/
9190 0 /*mraːŋs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to swear
  2. oath, covenant, alliance

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(maeng) (hangeul , revised maeng, McCune-Reischauer maeng, Yale mayng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(minh)

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