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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 44 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 尸大弓 (SKN), four-corner 77217, composition)

  1. end of spine, sacrum
  2. buttocks

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 300, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7634
  • Dae Jaweon: page 595, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 965, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5C3B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping haau1, Yale haau1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. buttocks
  2. phonetic borrowing (no meaning) from Ainu シㇼ (sir, place, island)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 尻尾 (しっぽ, shippo)
  • 奥尻島 (おくしりとう, okushirito, Okushiri Island from Ainu Iku Shir)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しり, romaji shiri)

  1. behind; the end
  2. the rear portion of the body; ass, buttock
  3. the bottom or underside of an object
Usage notes[edit]

Usually this is used with the polite prefix 御- (o-), as お尻.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

wisarapi > wisaraɸi > wisarawi > isarai.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いさらい, historical hiragana ゐさらひ, romaji isarai)

  1. ass, butt

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(go) (hangeul , revised go, McCune-Reischauer ko)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin kāo (kao1), (yi3), Wade-Giles k'ao1, i3)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA kha (kha1))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khào)