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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

沈, meaning "to sink", is pronounced shen. 沈 is also a simplification of , meaning "juice" or "liquid".

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 水中月山 (ELBU), four-corner 34112)

  1. sink, submerge
  2. addicted to
  3. used as a surname
  4. juice, liquid, water, leak, pour

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 610, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17189
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1002, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1572, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6C88

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Yale sam2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chim, sim) (hangeul , , revised chim, im, McCune-Reischauer ch'im, sim, Yale chim, sim)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin shěn (shen3), Wade-Giles shen3), chén

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