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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
寺-bw.png

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (hand) – giving an offering with the hand at a temple. Phonetic 止 () here written as .

Han character[edit]

(radical 41 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 土木戈 (GDI), four-corner 40341, composition)

  1. court, office
  2. temple, monastery

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 293, character 33
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7414
  • Dae Jaweon: page 581, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 503, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5BFA

Chinese[edit]

Buddhist temple
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (寺), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 邪 (17)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 祥吏切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/zɨH/ /ziH/ /ziəH/ /zɨH/ /zɨH/ /zĭəH/ /zieH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ziH › /*s-[d]əәʔ-s/ hall

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12030 0 /*ljɯs/ 說文之聲,文源雲象手持

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. temple

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tự)

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