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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 中戈竹田十 (LIHWJ), four-corner 56140, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1087, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33182
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1554, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2863, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8731

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (蜱), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 並 (3)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 符支切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/biᴇ/ /bʱie̯/ /bie/ /biɛ/ /biə̆/ /bǐe/ /bjɛ/
Character (蜱), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 宵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 彌遙切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miᴇu/ /mi̯ɛu/ /miɛu/ /miɛu/ /miaw/ /mĭɛu/ /mjæu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
390 0 /*be/
397 1 /*mbew/

Definitions[edit]

  1. tick (the parasitic arachnid)

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana だに, romaji dani)

  1. Alternative spelling of 壁蝨: a tick, a mite (parasite)

Usage notes[edit]

More commonly spelled 壁蝨 in kanji. As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as ダニ. See those entries for more detail.