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U+7F8B, 羋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7F8B

[U+7F8A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7F8C]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 123 +1, 7 strokes, cangjie input 廿手 (TQ) or XX廿手 (XXTQ), four-corner 11500, composition ⿱⿴ or ⿱⿴𠀆)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 951, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28428
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1393, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 29, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+7F8B

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
羋-bigseal.svg 羋-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*meʔ
*meʔ

Ideogram (指事): (“sheep”) with a mark indicating its bleating.

Etymology 1[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • me1, me5 - vernacular;
  • mei5 - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie 綿
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miᴇX/
Pan
Wuyun
/miɛX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjɛX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/miə̆X/
Li
Rong
/mieX/
Wang
Li
/mǐeX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mie̯X/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9016
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*meʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. baa! (the bleating of a sheep)

Etymology 2[edit]

From a Kam–Tai for “bear” (Schuessler (2007) apud Yan (1983)); compare Proto-Tai *ʰmwɯjᴬ (bear) (> Thai หมี (mǐi), Zhuang mui). The Records of the Grand Historian records that this was the family name () of the ruling family of the state of Chu (), while (OC *ɢʷlɯm, “bear”) was the clan name ().

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie 綿
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/miᴇX/
Pan
Wuyun
/miɛX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mjɛX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/miə̆X/
Li
Rong
/mieX/
Wang
Li
/mǐeX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mie̯X/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9016
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*meʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mi) (hangeul , revised mi, McCune-Reischauer mi, Yale mi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mị)

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