指事

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

指事 (hiragana しじ, romaji shiji)

  1. (Chinese character classification) ideogram, particularly in the sense of 六書 ideogram. One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters such as above and below that indicate an abstract idea with a non-arbitrary logogram.

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhǐshì
Zhuyin ㄓˇ ㄕˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂʐ̩⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

指事 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhǐshì)

  1. (Chinese character classification) ideogram, particularly in the sense of 六書 ideogram. One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters such as above and below that indicate an abstract idea with a non-arbitrary logogram.

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