六書

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Chinese[edit]

six book; letter
trad. (六書)
simp. (六书)
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六書 (Written Standard Chinese?)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

六書

  1. The six types of Han characters:
    1. 指事 (zhǐshì): ideogram
    2. 象形 (xiàngxíng): pictogram
    3. 形聲形声 (xíngshēng): phono-semantic compound
    4. 會意会意 (huìyì): compound ideograph
    5. 轉注转注 (zhuǎnzhù): derivative cognate
    6. 假借 (jiǎjiè): phonetic loan

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (六書):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りく
Grade: 1
しょ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

六書 (hiragana りくしょ, rōmaji rikusho)

  1. The six principles for composing Chinese script:
    1. 指事 (しじ, ​shiji): ideogram
    2. 象形 (しょうけい, ​shōkei): pictogram
    3. 形声 (けいせい, ​keisei): phono-semantic compound
    4. 会意 (かいい, ​kaī): compound ideograph
    5. 転注 (てんちゅう, ​tenchū): derivative cognate
    6. 仮借 (かしゃ, ​kasha): phonetic loan

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

六書 (yukseo) (hangeul 육서)

  1. Hanja form? of 육서 (The six types of Han characters:
    1. 지사 (指事, jisa, “ideogram”)
    2. 상형 (象形, sanghyeong, “pictogram”)
    3. 형성 (形聲, hyeongseong, “phono-semantic”)
    4. 회의 (會意, hoe-ui, “compound ideograph”)
    5. 전주 (轉注, jeonju, “derivative cognate”)
    6. 가차 (假借, gacha, “phonetic loan”)).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

六書

  1. Hán tự form of lục thư (The six types of Han characters:
    1. Chỉ sự (指事, ideogram)
    2. Tượng hình (象形, pictogram)
    3. Hình thanh (形聲, phono-semantic compound)
    4. Hội ý (會意, compound ideograph)
    5. Chuyển chú (轉注, derivative cognate)
    6. Giả tá (假借, phonetic loan)).

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