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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (work)

Pronounced something like *l̥ək in Old Chinese; compare with 弋 *lək. See also .

Han character[edit]

(radical 56 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 戈心一 (IPM), four-corner 43100, composition)

  1. style, system, formula, rule

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping sik1, Yale sik1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しき, romaji shiki)

  1. type, style
  2. formula
  3. ceremony, ritual, function

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana しき, romaji -shiki)

  1. ceremony
  2. formula, expression
  3. style

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shì (shi4), Wade-Giles shih4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shì)

  1. type; style; fashion
  2. formula
  3. (grammar) mood; mode
    叙述式 indicative mood
Compounds[edit]

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(shiək)

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Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA sik (sik4), sit (sit4))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thức, sức)

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