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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]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 299, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7630
  • Dae Jaweon: page 595, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 963, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5C38

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 式之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiɪ/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕjɪ/

Compounds[edit]

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

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thi)

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