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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 49 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 口山 (RU), four-corner 77717)

  1. sixth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): snake () of Chinese zodiac

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 326, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8744
  • Dae Jaweon: page 631, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 984, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5DF3

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: (36)
Final: (19)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: yǐ
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/jɨX/ /jɨX/ /ieX/ /jɨX/ /iəX/ /jĭəX/ /iX/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (17)
Final: (19)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: sì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/zɨX/ /zɨX/ /zieX/ /zɨX/ /ziəX/ /zĭəX/ /ziX/
Character (), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: (36)
Final: (19)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: yì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/jɨH/ /jɨH/ /ieH/ /jɨH/ /iəH/ /jĭəH/ /iH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ziX › /*s-[ɢ]əʔ/ 6th earthly branch

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12007 0 /*ljɯʔ/
12018 0 /*lɯs/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. sign of the snake

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji mi)

  1. the sign of the snake in the Chinese zodiac

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(sa) (hangeul , revised sa, McCune-Reischauer sa, Yale sa)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tị, anh)

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