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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
尸-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

尸-oracle.svg 尸-bronze.svg 尸-bigseal.svg 尸-seal.svg
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) - A man with his legs bending, and a side to the front. The picture is variously interpreted as either sitting or lying, with its original meaning being "corpse".

When used as a radical, 尸 is usually derived from a variation of or , as in .

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]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This term, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

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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