所在

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Chinese[edit]

actually; place; (nominalisation prefix)
 
(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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Dialectal synonyms of 地方 (“place (noun)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 地方
Mandarin Beijing 地兒, 地方
Taiwan 地方
Tianjin 地界兒, 地兒, 地方
Jinan 地方, 地處
Xi'an 地方
Wuhan 落地, 位子
Chengdu 地方, 地頭, 塌塌
Yangzhou 落地, 地方
Hefei 場子, 地方
Cantonese Guangzhou 地方, 埞方,
Hong Kong 地方, 埞方,
Taishan
Yangjiang 處所
Gan Nanchang 落地
Hakka Meixian 地方
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 地方
Liudui (S. Sixian) 地方
Hsinchu (Hailu) 地方
Dongshi (Dabu) 地方
Hsinchu (Raoping) 地方
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 地方
Jin Taiyuan 地方
Min Bei Jian'ou 地方, 所在
Min Dong Fuzhou 地方, 所在, 位處
Min Nan Xiamen 所在
Quanzhou 所在
Zhangzhou 所在
Taipei 所在
Kaohsiung 所在
Tainan 所在
Taichung 所在, 地方
Hsinchu 所在
Lukang 地方
Sanxia 地方, 所在
Yilan 所在
Kinmen 所在
Magong 所在
Penang 所在
Philippines (Manila) 所在
Chaozhou 地方
Wu Shanghai 地方, 場化 dated, 戶蕩 dated
Suzhou 場化
Wenzhou 地方
Xiang Changsha 地方
Shuangfeng 場所, 地方
  • (whereabouts):
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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (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]

所在 (hiragana しょざい, rōmaji 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).