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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]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (3) (4)
Final () (11) (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/biᴇ/ /miᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/biɛ/ /miɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/bjɛ/ /mjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/biə̆/ /miaw/
Li
Rong
/bie/ /miɛu/
Wang
Li
/bǐe/ /mĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱie̯/ /mi̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
miáo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 390 397
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*be/ /*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.