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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形), from a pictograph of a forked tongue emerging upwards from a mouth ().

Also used as simplification of left component of , as in and .

舌 舌 舌
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 135 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹十口 (HJR), four-corner 20604)

  1. tongue
  2. clapper of a bell
  3. KangXi radical 135

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1006, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30277
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1463, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2941, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+820C

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping sit6, Yale sit6)

Synonyms[edit]


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ she̍t, Guangdong shat8 [Meixian], s'at7 [Hailu], set8, sat7 [Siyan], set8 [Bao'an, Dongguan], s'et8 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim sad6, sed6)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. tongue

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana した, romaji shita)

  1. tongue

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seol) (hangeul , revised seol, McCune-Reischauer sŏl, Yale sel)

  • Shift JIS:
    • Hex: 90E3
    • Decimal: 37091

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shé (she2), guā (gua1), Wade-Giles she2, kua1)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA sia̍t (siat8), tsi̍h (tsih8))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thiệt, thịt)