眉毛

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Chinese[edit]

eyebrow; upper margin hair; fur; one tenth of a yuan or dollar
simp. and trad.
(眉毛)
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Noun[edit]

眉毛

  1. eyebrow

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Cantonese, it usually refers to the individual hairs on the eyebrow, not the entire eyebrow itself.

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (眉毛):
  • Japanese: ()(もう) (bimō)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まゆ
Grade: S
け > げ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
まゆ毛

Etymology[edit]

From (mayu, eyebrow) +‎ (ke, hair).

The ke changes to ge as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(まゆ)() (mayuge

  1. (anatomy) an eyebrow
    Synonym: (mayu)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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