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Translingual[edit]

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Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) A picture of an arrow. More recognizable in older form.

Han character[edit]

(radical 111 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 人大 (OK), four-corner 80430)

  1. arrow, dart
  2. vow, swear

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 823, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23929
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1235, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2580, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+77E2

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ci2, Yale chi2)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chhí, shì, Guangdong she5 [Meixian], ch'i1 [Hailu], ts'ii1 [Siyan], ch'i3, s'i5 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim ci3, si3)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. arrow

Readings[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji ya)

  1. arrow
    光陰 (こういん) () (ごと)し。
    kōin ya no gotoshi.
    Shine and shadow, just like an arrow. → Time flies like an arrow.
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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(si)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: si, McCune-Reischauer: si, Yale: si)

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shǐ
Zhuyin ㄕˇ
IPA (key) /ʂʐ̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shǐ (shi3), Wade-Giles shih3)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shǐ)

  1. arrow

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA sí (si2))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thỉ, yêu, tử, tủ, , siệu)

Readings[edit]

  • Nôm: thỉ, thẻ

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999