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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (hazelnut tree) +  (axe) – to cut down a tree with an axe (hence starting something new). 亲/辛 also used for phonetic value.

Han character[edit]

(radical 69 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜木竹一中 (YDHML), four-corner 02921, composition)

  1. new, recent, fresh, modern

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 480, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13572
  • Dae Jaweon: page 839, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2026, character 21
  • Unihan data for U+65B0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping san1, Yale san1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Prefix[edit]

(hiragana しん, romaji shin-)

  1. new

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xīn (xin1), Wade-Giles hsin1)

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xīn)

  1. new; fresh

Antonyms[edit]

  • (jiù, "old, former")

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xīn)

  1. newly; freshly; recently

Prefix[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xīn)

  1. neo-
  2. (chemistry) meso-

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xīn)

  1. A surname​. Xin
  2. abreviation for Xinjiang ( 新疆 )
  3. abreviation for Singapore ( 新加坡 )


Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sjin, *sin)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tân, tâng, huy)

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