社會

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See also: 社会

Chinese[edit]

soil god; ceremony for offering to the soil god
 
to meet; to gather; group; to assemble; association; be able to; be likely to; to balance an account; accounting
trad. (社會)
simp. (社会)
anagram 會社会社
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Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese  (しゃ) (かい) (shakai, society), semantically readapted from Chinese 社會社会 (“public gathering for offering to the earth god”).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (25) (33)
Final () (100) (26)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ʑiaX/ /ɦuɑiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ʑiaX/ /ɦʷɑiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑiaX/ /ɣuɑiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡ʑiaX/ /ɦwajH/
Li
Rong
/ʑiaX/ /ɣuɑiH/
Wang
Li
/ʑĭaX/ /ɣuɑiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʑi̯aX/ /ɣuɑiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shè huì

Noun[edit]

社會

  1. society
    理想社會 / 理想社会  ―  lǐxiǎng shèhuì  ―  ideal society
    社會秩序 / 社会秩序  ―  shèhuì zhìxù  ―  social order
    社會名人 / 社会名人  ―  shèhuì míngrén  ―  public figure
    回饋社會 / 回馈社会  ―  huíkuì shèhuì  ―  to give back to society
    社會經濟發展 / 社会经济发展  ―  shèhuì jīngjì fāzhǎn  ―  socio-economic development
    半殖民地半封建社會 [MSC, trad.]
    半殖民地半封建社会 [MSC, simp.]
    bànzhímíndì bànfēngjiàn shèhuì [Pinyin]
    semicolonial and semifeudal society
  2. class; the world of a certain group of people

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (社會):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゃ
Grade: 2
かい
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

社會 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 社会, hiragana しゃかい, rōmaji shakai)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of 社会 (society)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

社會 (sahoe) (hangeul 사회)

  1. Hanja form? of 사회, “society”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

社會

  1. Hán tự form of xã hội, “society