miào

  1. miào adjective wonderful / fantastic
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: mjiewH (Kroll '妙' 1; NCCED '妙' 2)
  2. miào adjective clever
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 3)
  3. miào adjective subtle / mysterious / profound / abstruse / beyond conception
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 1; Kroll '妙' 2) As used by Zhi Yi of the Tiantai school and others. Zhi Yi remarked in the Fa Hua Xuan Yi that 'That which is beyond conceptualization is called subtle.'' (Swanson 1989, p. 15)
  4. miào adjective fine / delicate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 1; Kroll '妙' 2a)
  5. miào adjective young
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '妙' 3)

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