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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 戈女金口山 (IVCRU), four-corner 3871, composition)

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

  1. (literary) theory; explanation

Verb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to speak; to say; to explain
    • 之间空气分为上下 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Shén shuō, zhū shuǐ zhījiān yào yǒu kōngqì, jiāng shuǐ fēnwèi shàngxià. [Pinyin]
      And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
  2. to criticize, to scold, to upbraid

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Verb[edit]

  1. (literary) to persuade

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Verb[edit]

  1. (archaic) to delight in; to be happy about
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Xué ér shí xí zhī, bù yì yuè hū? [Pinyin]
      Isn't it a thing worthy to be happy about to learn and then study frequently?

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