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U+601D, 思
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-601D

[U+601C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+601E]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
9 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 田心 (WP), four-corner 60330, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 381, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10462
  • Dae Jaweon: page 709, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2280, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+601D

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms
𢙦

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
思-bigseal.svg 思-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔslɯːʔ, *srɯː, *srɯː
*sn̥ʰɯː, *snɯ
*snɯː
*snɯː
*snɯː
*snɯː
*snɯː
*snɯː
*srɯː, *snɯʔ
*snɯːls
*snɯ, *snɯs
*snɯ
*snɯ
*snɯ
*snɯ
*snɯʔ
*snɯ
*sʰrɯ
*snɯns
*sniŋs
*snɯː

Original form was (OC *snɯ), considered by Shuowen to be a phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *snɯ, *snɯs): phonetic  (OC *snɯns) + semantic  (heart). It may also be a ideogrammic compound (會意):  (fontanel) +  (heart).

has started to corrupt into the unrelated as early as the silk script.

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note: sî - only in certain words (e.g. 相思樹).
Note:
  • su/sir - literary;
  • si - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (16)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/sɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/sie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɨ/
Li
Rong
/siə/
Wang
Li
/sĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ si ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]ə/
English think

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
Reading # 1/2
No. 13835
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*snɯ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to think; to cogitate
  2. thought; thinking; idea
  3. to miss; to yearn for
  4. to hope; to wish
  5. to lament; to grieve for
  6. feeling; mood
  7. meaningless sentence-initial particle
  8. meaningless sentence-medial particle
  9. sentence-final interjectional particle
  10. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (16)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɨH/
Pan
Wuyun
/sɨH/
Shao
Rongfen
/sieH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɨH/
Li
Rong
/siəH/
Wang
Li
/sĭəH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/siH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 13843
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*snɯs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. thought; feeling; mood

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (sāi, “heavily bearded”).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. think

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, , tứ)

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