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Translingual

Han character

(radical 38 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 女人廿火 (VOTF), four-corner 48431, composition)

  1. charming, enchanting

References

  • KangXi: page 270, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6701
  • Dae Jaweon: page 538, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1081, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5AF5

Chinese

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*m̥ʰaː, *maː, *ma
*maː
*hmaː, *ma, *maʔ
*hmaː
*hmaʔ
*m̥ʰaʔ
*ma
*ma, *maʔ
*ma
*ma
*ma
*ma
*ma, *maʔ
*maʔ
*maʔ
*maʔ
*maʔ
*maʔ
*maʔ

Pronunciation



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (24)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mɨoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/mioX/
Shao
Rongfen
/mioX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/muə̆X/
Li
Rong
/mioX/
Wang
Li
/mĭuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13129
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*maʔ/

Definitions

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Compounds

  • 媚嫵媚妩

References


Japanese

Kanji

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. charming
  2. enchanting

Readings


Korean

Hanja

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

  1. charming
  2. (be) gentle
  3. (be) pretty

Vietnamese

Han character

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References