所在

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Chinese[edit]

actually; place; (nominalisation prefix)
 
(located) at; in; exist
(located) at; in; exist; (before verbs) immediately involved in; right in the middle of doing
simp. and trad.
(所在)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/2
Initial () (21) (15)
Final () (22) (41)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃɨʌX/ /d͡zʌiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃiɔX/ /d͡zəiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃiɔX/ /d͡zɒiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂɨə̆X/ /d͡zəjH/
Li
Rong
/ʃiɔX/ /d͡zᴀiH/
Wang
Li
/ʃĭoX/ /d͡zɒiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi̯woX/ /d͡zʱɑ̆iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shǔ zài

Noun[edit]

所在

  1. place; location
    就是問題所在 [MSC, trad.]
    就是问题所在 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè jiùshì wèntí de suǒzài. [Pinyin]
    This is exactly where the problem lies.
  2. whereabouts

Synonyms[edit]

  • (place):
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  • (whereabouts):
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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (所在):
  • Japanese: 所在(しょざい) (shozai)
  • Korean: 소재 (所在, sojae)
  • Vietnamese: sở tại (所在)

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 3
ざい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 所在 (MC ʃɨʌX d͡zʌiH).

Noun[edit]

(しょ)(ざい) (shozai

  1. whereabouts, location
    • 1907, 寺田寅彦, 話の種:
      蜜蜂(ミツバチ)()所在(しょざい)(ひと)()らせるからこういう()()いているのだそうな。
      Mitsubachi no su no shozai o hito ni shiraseru kara kō iu na ga tsuite iru no dasō na.
      Its name comes from the fact that it shows people the location of the beehive.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

所在 (sojae) (hangeul 소재)

  1. Hanja form? of 소재 (location, presence).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

所在

  1. Hán tự form of sở tại (region, area).