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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(black)

Han character[edit]

(radical 203 +11, 23 strokes, cangjie input 竹人山火大 (HOUFK) or X竹人山火 (XHOUF), four-corner 28240, composition)

  1. mold, mildew
  2. bacteria, fungi

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1521, character 47
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48196
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2057, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 851, character 25
  • Unihan data for U+9EF4

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (黴), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 武悲切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/miɪ/ /mi/ /mi/ /mi/ /mi/ /mi/ /mjɪ/
Character (黴), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 灰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫佩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muʌiH/ /muɑ̆iH/ /muᴀiH/ /muoiH/ /mwəjH/ /muɒiH/ /muɒiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12797 1 /*mrɯl/ 今作黴
12800 1 /*mɯːls/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かび, katakana カビ, romaji kabi)

  1. mold

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(mi) (hangeul , revised mi, McCune-Reischauer mi, Yale mi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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