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Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sŋed): phonetic  ‎(OC *qɯl, *qɯls, clothes) + semantic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 145 +11, 17 strokes, cangjie input 卜土戈女 (YGIV), four-corner 00732)

  1. dirty, ragged
  2. slight, insult, treat with disrespect

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1123, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34536
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1591, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3109, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+893B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (81)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siat̚/
Li
Rong
/siɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xie
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiè
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjet ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-ŋet/
English garment next to the body

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 15097
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sŋed/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Meanings[edit]

  1. (): informal (clothes), casual, everyday
  2. (けがれる): be defiled

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seol) (hangeul , revised seol, McCune-Reischauer sŏl, Yale sel)

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