寫真

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See also: 寫眞 and 写真

Chinese[edit]

to write real; true; genuine
trad. (寫真)
simp. (写真)

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

寫真

  1. portrait

Verb[edit]

寫真

  1. to portray something accurately

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (寫真):

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 寫眞 (しゃしん) (shashin).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: from Japanese pronunciation.
Note: sia-sín - from Japanese pronunciation.

Noun[edit]

寫真

  1. photograph
  2. photography
Usage notes[edit]

This term often has sexual connotations.

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