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U+8108, 脈
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8108

[U+8107]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8109]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 月竹竹女 (BHHV), four-corner 72232, composition𠂢)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 982, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29470
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1434, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2068, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8108

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qʰɯns, *mpreːɡs
*m̥ʰreːɡs
*mreːɡ
*mreːɡ
*mreːɡ
*mreːɡ
*mreːɡ, *meːɡ
*mreːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mreːɡ): semantic  (flesh) + phonetic 𠂢.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: mò - also used in Mainland in 脈脈.
Note:
  • măh - vernacular;
  • mĕk - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • bia̍k/be̍k - literary;
    • me̍h/be̍h/me̍eh - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (119)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /mˠɛk̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /mᵚæk̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /mɐk̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /məɨjk̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /mɛk̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /mæk̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /mæk̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    mài
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ mɛk ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*C.mˤ<r>[i]k/
    English vein

    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. 9642
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mreːɡ/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (traditional Chinese medicine) blood vessels; veins and arteries
    2. (traditional Chinese medicine) pulse
    3. vein of a leaf
    4. something linking up to form a blood vessel-like network, such as mountain ranges

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana みゃく, rōmaji myaku)

    1. pulse

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (maek) (hangeul , revised maek, McCune-Reischauer maek, Yale mayk)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (mạch)

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