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U+8587, 薇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8587

[U+8586]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8588]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 廿竹人大 (THOK), four-corner 44248, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1060, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32092
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1524, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3303, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+8587

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (17) (21)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () Chongniu III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠiɪ/ /mʉi/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚi/ /mʷɨi/
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪ/ /miuəi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mji/ /muj/
Li
Rong
/mji/ /miuəi/
Wang
Li
/mi/ /mĭwəi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi/ /mwe̯i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wéi
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 12798 12803
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mrɯl/ /*mɯl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Osmunda regalis, a species of fern (also known as royal fern or flowering fern)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: (mi)
  • Kan-on: (bi)
  • Kun: ぜんまい (zemmai)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Kanji in this term
ぜんまい
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ぜんまい) (zenmai

  1. Japanese flowering fern (Osmunda japonica)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vi)

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