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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 人卜一口 (OYMR), four-corner 20261, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 105, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 707
  • Dae Jaweon: page 224, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 165, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4FE1

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ɕin⁵¹/
Harbin /ɕin⁵³/
Tianjin /ɕin⁵³/
Jinan /ɕiẽ²¹/
Qingdao /siə̃⁴²/
Zhengzhou /sin³¹²/
Xi'an /ɕiẽ⁴⁴/
Xining /ɕiə̃²¹³/
Yinchuan /ɕiŋ¹³/
Lanzhou /ɕĩn¹³/
Ürümqi /ɕiŋ²¹³/
Wuhan /ɕin³⁵/
Chengdu /ɕin¹³/
Guiyang /ɕin²¹³/
Kunming /ɕĩ²¹²/
Nanjing /sin⁴⁴/
Hefei /ɕin⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /ɕiəŋ⁴⁵/
Pingyao /ɕiŋ³⁵/
Hohhot /ɕĩŋ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɕiŋ³⁵/
Suzhou /sin⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /ɕin⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /saŋ⁴²/
Hui Shexian /siʌ̃³²⁴/
Tunxi /sin⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /sin⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /sin⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /ɕin⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /sin⁵³/
Taoyuan /sin⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /søn³³/
Nanning /ɬɐn³³/
Hong Kong /søn³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sin²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sɛiŋ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /seiŋ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /siŋ²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /tin³⁵/

Verb[edit]

  1. to believe; to trust in something
    見證眾人可以 [MSC, trad.]
    见证众人可以 [MSC, simp.]
    From: John 1.7
    Zhè rén lái, wèi yào zuò jiànzhèng, jiào zhòngrén yīn tā kěyǐ xìn. [Pinyin]
    The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
      ―  Wǒ cái bù xìn ne.  ―  I don't believe it/you.
  2. to be religious in
    父親佛教 / 父亲佛教  ―  Wǒ fùqīn xìn fójiào.  ―  My father is a Buddhist. (lit. My father believes in Buddhism.)

Adverb[edit]

  1. at will
    口雌黃 / 口雌黄  ―  xìnkǒu cíhuáng  ―  to make irresponsible remarks (lit. to correct someone with at will)
  2. truly; indeed

Noun[edit]

(classifier (fēng))

  1. letter (written communication)
      ―  yī fēng xìn  ―  a letter
  2. information
      ―  xìn  ―  news, message
  3. trust
      ―  xìnrèn  ―  trust
  4. evidence
      ―  xìn  ―  token, keepsake

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しん, romaji shin)

  1. trust, faith
     (しん) ()く、 (しん) ()
    shin o oku, shin o toru
    to put one's trust (in something), to gain someone's trust

Related terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(sin)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: sin, McCune-Reischauer: sin)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tín, tin)

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