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See also: 𥇋
U+76F2, 盲
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-76F2

[U+76F1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+76F3]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 109, +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜女月山 (YVBU), four-corner 00601, composition)

  1. blind
  2. unperceptive, shortsighted

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 800, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23132
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1214, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2469, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+76F2

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #
alternative forms
𥇋
𤷐

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
盲-seal.svg 盲-bigseal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mraːŋ): phonetic (OC *maŋ) + semantic (eye). Also Ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic (to perish) + semantic (eye) - go blind (by losing your eye)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • bông - literary;
  • mê/mî/mêe - vernacular.
Note:
  • mang5/mêng5 - literary;
  • mê5 - vernacular (dialectal usage - 青盲, 雀盲).
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (4)
    Final () (109)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /mˠæŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /mᵚaŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /maŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /maɨjŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /mɐŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /mɐŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /mɐŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    méng
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    mang4
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    máng
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ mæng ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mˁ<r>aŋ/
    English blind

    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. 12689
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mraːŋ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. blind
    2. (figuratively) lacking understanding or common sense
    3. person who is blind
    4. person who is illiterate
    5. carelessly; blindly

    Synonyms[edit]

    See also[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    めくら
    Grade: S
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
    めくら
    [noun] (likely offensive) blindness
    [noun] (likely offensive) blind person
    [noun] (likely offensive) ignorance
    [noun] (likely offensive) ignorant person; an ignoramus
    Alternative spellings
    ,
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    めしい
    Grade: S
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
    めしい
    [noun] (dated, likely offensive) blindness
    [noun] (dated, likely offensive) blind person
    Alternative spellings
    ,
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

    Etymology 3[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    もう
    Grade: S
    kan’on

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (もう) (まう (mau)?

    1. blindness
    2. blind person
    Synonyms[edit]
    Antonyms[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

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

    Hanja[edit]

    Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

    Wikisource

    (eumhun 소경 (sogyeong maeng))

    1. Hanja form? of (blind).

    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: manh

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • Nôm: manh

    References[edit]

    • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
    • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
    • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm, NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999