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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
森-bw.png

Etymology[edit]

森 is composed of repeated three times to suggest a large number (compare ) of trees such as one would find in a forest.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木木木 (DDD), four-corner 40994, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 534, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14974
  • Dae Jaweon: page 922, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1226, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+68EE

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (森), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 生 (21)
Final: 侵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 所今切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃiɪm/ /ʂi̯əm/ /ʃiəm/ /ʃim/ /ʂim/ /ʃĭĕm/ /ʃjem/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
sēn ‹ srim › /*s.rəm/ dense trees

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11003 1 /*srɯm/

Noun[edit]

  1. forest
  2. the appearance of being dark, gloomy, and cold
    陰森阴森
  3. the appearance of being orderly
    森嚴森严

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. forest; woods

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
もり
Grade: 1
kun'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana もり, romaji mori)

  1. forest (dense collection of trees)

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana もり, romaji Mori)

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(sam)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: sam, McCune-Reischauer: sam, Yale: sam)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chùm, dụm, sâm, sum, sùm, xúm, dâm, dúm, râm, xum, xùm, hồng, dũng)

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