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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: volume 5, page 3208, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8317

Chinese[edit]

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

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*meŋ
*meŋ
*meŋʔ, *meːŋʔ
*meŋs
*meːŋ
*meːŋʔ
*meːŋʔ
*meːŋʔ

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

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

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of (“tea (drink)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Harbin
Jinan
Muping
Luoyang
Jiedian
Xi'an
Xining
Xuzhou 茶葉茶
Yinchuan
Lanzhou
Ürümqi
Wuhan
Chengdu
Guiyang
Liuzhou
Yangzhou 茶葉茶
Nanjing
Hefei
Nantong 茶葉茶
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Dongguan
Hong Kong (Weitou) 夷茶
Taishan
Yangjiang
Kuala Lumpur
Gan Nanchang 茶葉茶
Lichuan
Pingxiang
Hakka Meixian
Yudu
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong 茶葉茶
Senai
Huizhou Jixi
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Fuqing
Matsu
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Chaozhou
Johor Bahru
Haikou
Leizhou
Pinghua Nanning
Wu Shanghai 茶葉茶
Suzhou 茶葉茶
Hangzhou
Wenzhou 茶葉茶
Chongming 茶葉茶
Danyang 茶葉茶
Jinhua
Ningbo 茶葉茶
Xiang Changsha 茶葉茶
Shuangfeng
Loudi

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. tea, the tea plant

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Kanji in this term
めい
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

/mjau//mjɔː//mjoː/

From Middle Chinese (MC meŋX).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana めい, rōmaji 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]

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, mính
: Nôm readings: dính, rểnh, tranh, mánh

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