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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
尸-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

The current meaning of 尸 as a Simplified Chinese character is an extension of its old meaning: idle.

Han character[edit]

(radical 44 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 尸 (S), four-corner 77207)

  1. corpse
  2. to impersonate the dead
  3. to preside
  4. rad. no. 44

Descendants[edit]

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping si1, Yale si1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ shi, Guangdong she1 [Meixian], s'i1 [Hailu], sii1 [Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim si1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(si) (hangeul [[]], revised si, McCune-Reischauer si, Yale si)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin shī (shi1), Wade-Giles shih1)

Compounds[edit]

尸位素餐 (Here 尸 is NOT a simplified equivalent of 屍)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA si (si1), Guangdong si1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thi)