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See also: 𥇋
U+76F2, 盲
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-76F2

[U+76F1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+76F3]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 109, +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜女月山 (YVBU), four-corner 00601, composition)

  1. blind
  2. unperceptive, shortsighted

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 800, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23132
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1214, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2469, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+76F2

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms 𥇋

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
盲-seal.svg 盲-bigseal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mraːŋ): phonetic (OC *maŋ) + semantic (eye).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • bông - literary;
  • mê/mî/mêe - vernacular.
Note:
  • mang5/mêng5 - literary;
  • mê5 - vernacular (dialectal usage - 青盲, 雀盲).

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (109)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/maŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/maɨjŋ/
Li
Rong
/mɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/mɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
mang4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
máng
Middle
Chinese
‹ mæng ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˁ<r>aŋ/
English blind

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. 12689
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mraːŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. blind

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
めくら
Grade: S
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(めくら) (mekura

  1. (dated) blindness
  2. (dated) blind person
  3. (dated) ignorance
  4. (dated) ignorant person; an ignoramus

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
めしい
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(めしい) (meshiiめしひ (mesifi)?

  1. (archaic) Same as above.

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
もう
Grade: S
kan’on

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(もう) (まう (mau)?

  1. blindness
  2. blind person
Synonyms[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC mˠæŋ). Recorded as Middle Korean ᄆᆡᇰ (Yale: moyng) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

Hanja[edit]

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 소경 (sogyeong maeng))

  1. Hanja form? of (blind).

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: manh

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  • Nôm: manh

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm, NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999