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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The character is a pictograph representing [the remains of] rice (i.e. food, represented by the Chinese character ) being excreted out of a human body (); additionally, the radical is used for its phonetic value.

Han character[edit]

(radical 44 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 尸火木 (SFD), four-corner 77294, composition)

  1. excrement, dung

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 301, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7689
  • Dae Jaweon: page 598, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 973, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5C4E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping hei1, si2, Yale hei1, si2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(si) (hangeul , revised si, McCune-Reischauer si)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shǐ (shi3), Wade-Giles shih3)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(śí)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA (su2), sái (sai2))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thỉ, xái)