社会

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Middle Chinese pronunciation (社会, reconstructed)
Character (社), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 常 (25)
Final: 麻
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 常者切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑiaX/ /ʑi̯aX/ /ʑiaX/ /d͡ʑiaX/ /d͡ʑiaX/ /ʑĭaX/ /d͡ʑiaX/
Character (會), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 泰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 黃外切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuɑiH/ /ɣuɑiH/ /ɣuɑiH/ /ɦʷɑiH/ /ɦwajH/ /ɣuɑiH/ /ɣuɑiH/

Noun[edit]

社会

  1. society

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (社會):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゃ
Grade: 2
かい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

社会 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 社會, hiragana しゃかい, romaji shakai)

  1. society
    • 1910, 森鴎外, 鴎外漁史とは誰ぞ:
       (ひと)社会 (しゃかい) ()動物 (どうぶつ)だ。
      hito wa shakai o nasu dōbutsu da.
      Man is an animal that builds societies / Man is a social animal.
  2. class, world of a certain group
    • 1904, 河口慧海, チベット旅行記:
      これらは中等以下 (ちゅうとういか)社会 (しゃかい) (ひと) (おお)い。
      kore-ra wa chūtō ika no shakai no hito ni ōi.
      These are very common among people from the middle and lower classes.
    • 1929, 平林初之輔, 昭和四年の文壇の概観:
      ちょうどそれは金融寡頭政治 (きんゆうかとうせいじ)社会 (しゃかい)とよく ()ている。
      chōdo sore wa kin'yū katōseiji no shakai to yoku nite iru.
      It looks exactly like a world of financial oligarchs.

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