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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 廿日 (TA), four-corner 44601, composition)

  1. formerly
  2. ancient
  3. in the beginning

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 492, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13816
  • Dae Jaweon: page 855, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1488, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+6614

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping sik1, Yale sik1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana むかし, romaji mukashi)

  1. the past, old times
    • 970-999: Utsubo Monogatari (Toshikage)
      むかし、式部大輔、左大弁かけて清原の王ありけり。
    昔と — past and the present
    昔の自分 — my past self
    昔からの友達 — a longtime friend ("a friend since old times")
    昔に戻る — to return to the past
  2. ancient
    昔の — ancient people
    もう昔のだ。— That's ancient history.

Adverb[edit]

(hiragana むかし, romaji mukashi)

  1. once
    見た映画 — a movie I once saw

References[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seok, chak) (hangeul [[, ]], revised seok, chak, McCune-Reischauer sŏk, ch'ak, Yale sek, chak)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (xi2), cuò (cuo4), Wade-Giles hsi2, ts'o4)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*siɛk)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA sik (sik4))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tích, tếch, thách, tách)