指事

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Chinese[edit]

 
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
simp. and trad.
(指事)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

指事

  1. (Chinese character classification) One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters such as (shàng) above and (xià) below that indicate an abstract idea with a non-arbitrary logogram.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

指事 (hiragana しじ, rōmaji shiji)

  1. (Chinese character classification) ideogram, particularly in the sense of 六書 ideogram. One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters such as above and below that indicate an abstract idea with a non-arbitrary logogram.

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Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

指事

  1. Hán tự form of chỉ sự, “(Chinese character classification) One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters such as 上 (thượng) above and 下 (hạ) below that indicate an abstract idea with a non-arbitrary logogram.”