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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zi6, Yale ji6)


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)

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (si4), Wade-Giles ssu4)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA (si7))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tự)