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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(water) + phonetic  – deep water. 穼 subsequently simplified to .

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水月金木 (EBCD), four-corner 37194, composition)

  1. deep
  2. depth
  3. far
  4. very, extreme

Related characters[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 632, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17687
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1034, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1662, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6DF1

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (深), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 侵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 式針切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiɪm/ /ɕi̯əm/ /ɕiəm/ /ɕim/ /ɕim/ /ɕĭĕm/ /ɕjem/
Character (深), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 侵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 式禁切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiɪmH/ /ɕi̯əmH/ /ɕiəmH/ /ɕimH/ /ɕimH/ /ɕĭĕmH/ /ɕjemH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shēn ‹ syim › /*[l̥ ][ə]m/ deep
shēn ‹ syimH › /*[l̥ ][ə]m-s/ depth

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
11255 3 /*hljum/
11256 3 /*hljums/

Adjective[edit]

  1. deep
  2. (of time) long
  3. (of colors) deep

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Noun[edit]

  1. depth

Adverb[edit]

  1. very; extremely

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. deep, close, thick, profound

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(sim) (hangeul , revised sim, McCune-Reischauer sim, Yale sim)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thâm, thăm, thum, thẫm)

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