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Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

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

  1. blood vessels, veins, arteries

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]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (4)
Final: (119)
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: mò
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɣɛk̚/ /mɯæk̚/ /mɐk̚/ /məɨjk̚/ /mɛk̚/ /mæk̚/ /mæk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mài ‹ mɛk › /*C.mˤ<r>[i]k/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9642 0 /*mreːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana みゃく, romaji 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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