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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲) ‎(grain) (meaning) + (sound).

Han character[edit]

(radical 115 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹木火竹 (HDFH), four-corner 29920, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 850, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24952
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1274, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2593, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+79D2

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (秒), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 宵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 亡沼切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miᴇuX/ /mi̯ɛuX/ /miɛuX/ /miɛuX/ /miawX/ /mĭɛuX/ /mjæuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13698 2 /*mewʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. second (unit of time); (classifier for seconds)
    86,400 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Yī tiān yǒu 86,400 miǎo. [Pinyin]
    There are 86,400 seconds in one day.
  2. second (unit of angle)

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. second

Readings[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana びょう, romaji byō)

  1. second (unit of time)
  2. second (unit of angle)

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana びょう, romaji -byō)

  1. seconds (duration)

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(cho, myo) (hangeul , , McCune-Reischauer ch'o, myo, Yale cho, myo)

Noun[edit]

‎(myo) ‎(hangeul )

  1. Hanja form? of , “second (unit of time, as a component)”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(miểu, sao)

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