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U+9B45, 魅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9B45

[U+9B44]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9B46]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 194, +5, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹戈十木 (HIJD), four-corner 25219, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1461, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45811
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1995, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4430, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9B45

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mrɯds): phonetic (OC *mɯds) + semantic (spirit).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (17)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠiɪH/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mjiH/
Li
Rong
/mjiH/
Wang
Li
/miH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/miH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
mei6
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
mèi
Middle
Chinese
‹ mijH ›
Old
Chinese
/*mr[ə][t]-s/
English 魑魅 trhje.mijH a kind of demon

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. 12911
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mrɯds/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. (mythology) a kind of legendary evil spirit
    魑魅 (chīmèi)
    鬼魅 (guǐmèi)
  2. captivate, charm
    魅力 (mèilì)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. fascination
  2. charm
  3. bewitch

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Affix[edit]

() (mi

  1. charm; fascination

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a corrupted or unorthodox reading.

Historical readings

The original reading is (mi) based on Middle Chinese (MC mˠiɪH).

Historical readings

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanja[edit]

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 도깨비 (dokkaebi mae))

  1. Hanja form? of (charm).

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]

: Hán Nôm readings: mị

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