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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (cloth) – cover with cloth, decorate, deceive; alternatively, ornaments and adornments attached to cloth.

The 人 has shifted left somewhat, resembling a without the right hook, rather than being a triangular top.

Han character[edit]

(radical 184 +5, 14 strokes, cangjie input 人戈人中月 (OIOLB), four-corner 88727)

  1. decorate, ornament, adorn
  2. to deceive

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1418, character 42
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44111
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1943, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4447, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+98FE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale sik1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shì (shi4), Wade-Giles shih4)

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