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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – deep water. 穼 subsequently simplified to .

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水月金木 (EBCD), four-corner 37194, composition)

  1. deep
  2. depth
  3. far
  4. very, extreme

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 632, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17687
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1034, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1662, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6DF1

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping sam1, Yale sam1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. deep, close, thick, profound

Readings[edit]

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shēn (shen1), zhūn (zhun1), zhǔn (zhun3), Wade-Giles shen1, chun1, chun3)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*shim)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thâm, thăm, thum, thẫm)