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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input (VIR), four-corner 43460, composition)

  1. begin, start
  2. then, only then

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 258, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6166
  • Dae Jaweon: page 523, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1041, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+59CB

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ci2, Yale chi2)

  1. beginning, start, first
  2. only then

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(si) (hangeul , revised si, McCune-Reischauer si)

  1. begin, start

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shǐ (shi3), Wade-Giles shih3)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thủy, thuỷ, thỉ, tân)

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