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See also:
U+883B, 蠻
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-883B

[U+883A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+883C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142, +19, 25 strokes, cangjie input 女火中一戈 (VFLMI), four-corner 22136, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1104, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33914
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1567, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2909, character 21
  • Unihan data for U+883B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alternative forms 滿 “quite”

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mroːn): phonetic (OC *b·roːn, *b·ron, *b·rons) + semantic (snake).

Etymology[edit]

Possibly related to Burmese မြန်မာ (mranma, Myanmar; Burma; Burmese), Tibetan བྲན (bran, servant, slave).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • 1'me - “very; quite”.
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (69)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /mˠan/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /mᵚan/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /mɐn/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /maɨn/
    Li
    Rong
    /man/
    Wang
    Li
    /man/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /man/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    mán
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    mán
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ maen ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mˁro[n]/
    English southern foreigner

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 8610
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    3
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mroːn/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (historical, derogatory) A collective name for all the non-Han ethnic groups in modern-day southern China.
      /   ―  nánmán  ―  the Southern barbarians
    2. barbarous; savage; uncivilised
    3. rough; rude; unreasonable
      /   ―  mán  ―  uncivilised; rude and unreasonable
    4. rash; hot-headed
    5. valiantly; uncouthly; vulgarly
      胡攪 / 胡搅  ―  hújiǎománchán  ―  to pester somebody endlessly
    6. (dialectal, colloquial) very; quite
      儂好𠲎 [Shanghainese, trad.]
      侬好𠲎 [Shanghainese, simp.]
      [nʊŋ³³  hɔ³⁴ v̻a̱ ŋv̩ʷ²³ ʔme̞⁵³ hɔ³⁴] [IPA]
      How are you? I'm very well.
      好吃 / 好吃  ―  mán hǎochī  ―  pretty tasty

    Synonyms[edit]

    • (rash):
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    • (very):

    Compounds[edit]

    Citations[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. barbarian

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Middle Chinese (MC mˠan). Recorded as Middle Korean  (Yale: man) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

    Hanja[edit]

    Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

    Wikisource

    (eumhun 오랑캐 (orangkae man))

    1. Hanja form? of (barbarian).

    Compounds[edit]

    References[edit]

    • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (man, mán, mơn)

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