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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order
糸-bw.png
Stroke order
糸-order.gif
Stroke order
(alternative)
糹-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script
糸-oracle.svg 糸-bronze.svg 糸-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形): silk.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • () (when used as a left Chinese radical)

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 女戈火 (VIF), four-corner 22903, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #120, ‎(silk).
  2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №467

Usage notes[edit]

When used as a left Chinese radical, Japanese shinjitai and traditional Chinese use a compressed form of 糸 (with on the bottom), with traditional Chinese also using (with three dots on the bottom), and simplified Chinese uses (with on the bottom).

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 915, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27221
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1341, character 36
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3361, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7CF8

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (127)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mek̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/mek̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/mɛk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɛjk̚/
Li
Rong
/mek̚/
Wang
Li
/miek̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/miek̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9024
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*meːɡ/

Noun[edit]

  1. thin silk
  2. A length unit, equal to the width of five parallel threads of silk.

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (, “silk”).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Kyujitai

Shinjitai (simplification of )

Noun[edit]

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana いと, romaji ito)

  1. thread

Coordinate terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(myeok)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: myeok, McCune-Reischauer: myŏk, Yale: myek)
  • Name (hangeul): 가는 실 (revised: ganeun sil)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mịch)

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References[edit]