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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 70 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜尸人心木 (YSOPD), four-corner 08212, composition𠂉)

  1. grant, bestow
  2. give
  3. act
  4. name

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 482, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13629
  • Dae Jaweon: page 843, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2176, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+65BD

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping si1, Yale si1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(si, i) (hangeul [[, ]], revised si, i, McCune-Reischauer si, i, Yale si, i)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shī (shi1), shǐ (shi3), (yi2), (yi4), Wade-Giles shih1, shih3, i2, i4)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: See

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thi, the, thè, thí, thỉ, thị, thia)