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Translingual[edit]

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trad.

Etymology[edit]

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

Graphically, the character decomposes as  + , though this is not the etymology.

Han character[edit]

(radical 19 +10, 12 strokes, cangjie input 月火手尸 (BFQS), four-corner 79227, composition)

  1. victory
  2. excel, be better than

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 148, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2409
  • Dae Jaweon: page 335, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2090, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+52DD

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping sing1, sing3, Yale sing1, sing3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. get the better of someone
  2. a victory
  3. put up with something
  4. great scenery
  5. win
  6. prevail
  7. excel

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 勝気 (かちき, kachiki)
  • 勝鬨 (かちどき, kachidoki)
  • 決勝於千里之外 (かちをせんりのほかにけっす, kachiwosenrinohokanikessu)
  • 勝残去殺 (ざんにかちさつをさるべし, zannikachisatsuwosarubeshi)
  • 勝引 (かちびき, kachibiki)
  • 勝因 (しょういん, shōin)
  • 勝会 (しょうかい, shōkai)
  • 勝景 (しょうけい, shōkei)
  • 勝国 (しょうこく, shōkoku)
  • 勝算 (しょうさん, shōsan)
  • 勝事 (しょうじ, shōji)
  • 勝状 (しょうじょう, shōjō)
  • 勝迹 (しょうせき, shōseki)
  • 勝絶 (しょうぜつ, shōzetsu)
  • 勝訴 (しょうそ, shōso)
  • 勝地 (しょうち, shōchi)
  • 勝致 (しょうち, shōchi)
  • 勝兵 (しょうへい, shōhei)
  • 勝友 (しょうゆう, shōyū)
  • 勝遊 (しょうゆう, shōyū)
  • 勝利 (しょうり, shōri)
  • 勝流 (しょうりゅう, shōryū)
  • 勝麗 (しょうれい, shōrei)

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 553
  • Halpern: 1005
  • Halpern Learners: 686
  • Heisig: 1209
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 4b8.4
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Counter[edit]

(hiragana しょう, romaji -shō)

  1. wins, victories

Antonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana まさる, romaji Masaru)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seung) (hangeul , revised seung, McCune-Reischauer sŭng)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shèng (sheng4), Wade-Giles sheng4)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thắng, sền)

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