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U+8317, 茗
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8317

[U+8316]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8318]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +6, 10 strokes in traditional Chinese and Korean, 9 strokes in mainland China and Japanese, cangjie input 廿弓戈口 (TNIR), four-corner 44607, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1027, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30864
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1486, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3208, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8317

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms
⿱䒑名
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Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *meːŋʔ): semantic  (grass; plant) + phonetic  (OC *meŋ).

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Austroasiatic. Compare Palaungic မျံမ် (miəm), Danau miːn2, Lamet mɪːŋ, Mlabri miʌŋ, Mal mhiaŋ, Nyah Kur mìəm, Thai เมี่ยง (mîiang), Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᨾᩮᩥ᩠᩶ᨿᨦ, Lao ໝ້ຽງ (mīang).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (125)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/meŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/meŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mɛŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɛjŋX/
Li
Rong
/meŋX/
Wang
Li
/mieŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mieŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mǐng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9183
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*meːŋʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. tea buds
  2. late-picked tea
  3. (in general) tea plant
  4. tea (drink)
  5. Alternative form of (mǐng).
  6. A surname​.

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. tea, the tea plant

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
めい
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

/mjau//mjɔː//mjoː/

From Middle Chinese (MC meŋX).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(めい) (mei

  1. tea, especially tea picked later in the season[1]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (ちゃ) (cha) (especially tea picked earlier in the season)

Derived terms[edit]

Terms derived from (めい) (mei):

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(myeong) (hangeul , revised myeong, McCune–Reischauer myŏng, Yale myeng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Việt readings: dính[1], minh[2]
: Nôm readings: dính[1], rểnh[1], tranh[1]

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