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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 人戈中一戈 (OILMI), four-corner 85736)

  1. nibble away
  2. erode
  3. eclipse

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1089, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33264
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1555, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2864, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+8755

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping sik6, Yale sik6)


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しょく, romaji shoku)

  1. eclipse; erosion, corrosion

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 皆既蝕 (かいきしょく, kaikishoku): total eclipse
  • 月蝕 (げっしょく, gesshoku): lunar eclipse
  • 蝕甚 (しょくじん, shokujin): maximum eclipse
  • 侵蝕 (しんしょく, shinshoku): erosion, corrosion
  • 浸蝕 (しんしょく, shinshoku): erosion, corrosion (by water)
  • 日蝕 (にっしょく, nisshoku): solar eclipse
  • 腐蝕 (ふしょく, fushoku): corrosion

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sik) (hangeul , revised sik, McCune-Reischauer sik, Yale sik)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shí (shi2), Wade-Giles shih2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thực)