Chinese Word Entry

眉角
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄇㄟˊ ㄐㄧㄠˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): méi jiǎo
Definitions:
  1. outer tip of the eyebrow

  2. (facial) expression

  3. (Tw) knack

  4. trick of the trade


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Chinese characters used in this word

eyebrow, eyebrows, upper margin of book
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄟˊ (méi)
Cantonese: mei4
Japanese: ビ (bi)、 ミ (mi) / まゆ (mayu)
Korean: 미 (mi)
Vietnamese: my, mi

angle, corner, square, horn, antlers, point
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄠˇ (jiǎo), ㄐㄧㄚˇ (jiǎ), ㄐㄩㄝˊ (jué), ㄌㄨˋ (lù), ㄍㄨˇ (gǔ)
Cantonese: gok3, luk6
Japanese: カク (kaku)、 ロク (roku)、 コク (koku) / かど (kado)、 つの (tsuno)、 すみ (sumi)
Korean: 각 (gag)
Vietnamese: giác, giốc, góc
Variants
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