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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

("coming") + ("foot"); meaning the grain that is coming (wheat)

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 199 +0, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十人弓戈 (JONI), four-corner 40207)

  1. wheat, barley, oats
  2. KangXi radical number 199
  3. a surname in China

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1512, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47717
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2041, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4600, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9EA5

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping maak6, mak6, Yale maak6, mak6)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ ma̍k, Guangdong mak8, Hagfa Pinyim mag6)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(maek)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[]] (revised: maek, McCune-Reischauer: maek, Yale: mayk)
  • Name (hangeul): 보리 (revised: bori, McCune-Reischauer: pori)

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin mài (mai4), Wade-Giles mai4)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA be̍h (beh8))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mạch)