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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 174 +5, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿手一月 (YTQMB), four-corner 05127)

  1. pacify
  2. appease
  3. calm, peaceful

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1381, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42570
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1893, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4046, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+9756

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale jing6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. peaceful, calm, easygoing

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From verb 図る (hakaru, to intend, to plan, to set a goal or direction).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana はかる, romaji Hakaru)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 2[edit]

Nominalization of kiyoshi, the pre-modern terminal form (終止形 (shūshikei)) of adjective 清い (kiyoi, clean, pure).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana きよし, romaji Kiyoshi)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 3[edit]

Nominalization of verb のぶ (nobu, 延ぶ, 伸ぶ: to grow, to extend).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana のぶ, romaji Nobu)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 4[edit]

Nominalization of verb 治む (osamu, to make something calm, to stabilize).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana おさむ, romaji Osamu)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 5[edit]

Nominalization of adjective 静か (shizuka, calm, quiet).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana しずか, romaji Shizuka)

  1. A female given name

Etymology 6[edit]

From Sinitic .

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana せい, romaji Sei)

  1. A surname​.
  2. A female given name

Etymology 7[edit]

Probably from 政治 (seiji, politics), from the underlying idea of "calming or stabilizing a country", similar to the name Osamu.

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana せいじ, romaji Seiji)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 8[edit]

Nominalization of verb 静む (shizumu, to become quiet, to become settled).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana しずむ, romaji Shizumu)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 9[edit]

Stem form of adjective 安い (yasui, peaceful, calm, easygoing).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana やす, romaji Yasu)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 10[edit]

From 休み (yasumi, a rest, a break, a vacation), the stem noun form of verb 休む (yasumu, to rest, to take a break, to take a vacation), from adjective 安い (yasui, peaceful, calm, easygoing) + auxiliary verb (mu, to become [adjective], to make something [adjective]).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana やすみ, romaji Yasumi)

  1. A female given name

Etymology 11[edit]

Nominalization of yasushi, the pre-modern terminal form (終止形 (shūshikei)) of adjective 安い (yasui, peaceful, calm, easygoing).

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana やすし, romaji Yasushi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeong) (hangeul , revised jeong, McCune-Reischauer chŏng, Yale ceng)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jìng (jing4), Wade-Giles ching4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tĩnh, tịnh)