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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogram (指事): from a pictograph of a pregnant woman.[1]

Han character[edit]

(radical 158 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 竹X竹 (HXH), four-corner 27400)

  1. body
  2. trunk, hull

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1237, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38034
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1709, character 36
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3807, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8EAB
  • Notes:
  1. ^ 」 at Chinese Character Etymology by Richard Sears

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (身), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 眞
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 失人切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiɪn/ /ɕi̯ĕn/ /ɕiĕn/ /ɕin/ /ɕin/ /ɕĭĕn/ /ɕjen/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shēn ‹ syin › /*n̥iŋ {*n̥i[ŋ]}/ body; self
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11247 1 /*qʰjin/ 甲金文象人鼓其腹,表其身有孕,非申聲

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji mi)

  1. body
  2. main part
  3. oneself
  4. sword

Noun[edit]

(hiragana むくろ, romaji mukuro)

  1. dead body, corpse

Related terms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*shin)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thân)

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