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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 107 +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 戈水木竹水 (IEDHE), four-corner 24447, composition)

  1. chapped, cracked

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 791, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22866
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1206, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2756, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+76B4

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Yale seun1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
しわ
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Probably from stem shiwa of verb shiwaru (撓る: “to sag, as something elastic that has lost its bounce”). Probably cognate with ‎(shibo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しわ, romaji shiwa)

  1. wrinkles in skin, paper, cloth, or some other surface
  2. ripples on the surface of water
  3. a pattern of cracks and wrinkles on the surface of an 烏帽子 ‎(eboshi, traditional Japanese formal black hat) formed as the black lacquer dries

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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]

‎(jun) (hangeul , revised jun, McCune-Reischauer chun, Yale cwun)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin cūn (cun1), Wade-Giles ts'un1)

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