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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 113 +12, 17 strokes, cangjie input 戈火口口十 (IFRRJ), four-corner 36256, composition)

  1. oneness <= 單 singular 示 display
  2. meditation, contemplation (dhyana)
  3. to level ground for an altar
  4. abdicate

Descendants[edit]

  • – note difference in simplified Chinese and Japanese shinjitai .

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 846, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24835
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1267, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2408, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+79AA

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping sim3, sim4, sin4, sin6, Yale sim3, sim4, sin4, sin6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin chán (chan2), shàn (shan4), tán (tan2), Wade-Giles ch'an2, shan4, t'an2)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thiền, thiện, xèng)

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