形聲

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See also: 形声

Chinese[edit]

 
to appear; to look; form; shape
 
sound; voice; (a measure word, used for sounds); tone; noise
trad. (形聲)
simp. (形声)

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Noun[edit]

形聲

  1. phonosemantic compounding (a way of creating Han characters by combining a component that indicates the meaning with a component that indicates the pronunciation)

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Sino-Xenic (形聲):

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 2
せい
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

形聲 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 形声, hiragana けいせい, rōmaji keisei)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 形声: One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters comprising a part that indicates the meaning, and a part that indicates the pronunciation.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

形聲

  1. Hán tự form of hình thanh, (“One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters comprising a part that indicates the meaning, and a part that indicates the pronunciation.”).