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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 196 +3, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口竹日火 (RHAF), four-corner 67027, composition)

  1. cry of bird or other animal
  2. to make sound

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1482, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46672
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2014, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4615, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+9CF4

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (4)
Final: (111)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: míng
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɣiæŋ/ /mɯiaŋ/ /miaŋ/ /miajŋ/ /miɐŋ/ /mĭɐŋ/ /mi̯ɐŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
míng ‹ mjæng › /*m.reŋ/ cry (of birds or animals)

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9216 0 /*mreŋ/

Verb[edit]

  1. to cry (of birds, animals and insects)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. a cry; crying

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(myeong) (hangeul , revised myeong, McCune-Reischauer myŏng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(minh)

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