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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (ox)

Han character[edit]

(radical 93 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 尸水竹手 (SEHQ), 尸卜卜手 (SYYQ), four-corner 77251)

  1. rhinoceros
  2. sharp, hard, well-tempered (as metal)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 701, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20045
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1114, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1815, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7280

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping sai1, Yale sai1)

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana さい, katakana サイ, romaji sai)

  1. サイ: rhinoceros

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (xi1), Wade-Giles hsi1)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, tây)

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