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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 中戈金田十 (LICWJ))

Usage notes[edit]

Due to Han unification, this Unicode character appears as (虫单) in PRC-style fonts and (虫単) in Japan-style fonts.

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term
せみ
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Ultimately from Chinese (“cicada”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana せみ, katakana セミ, romaji semi)

  1. cicada (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
せび
Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [se̞βi]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana せび, romaji sebi)

  1. cicada (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera)

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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0