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Translingual[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (speech) + phonetic  – poetry is a form of language, speech.

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜口土木戈 (YRGDI), four-corner 04641)

  1. poetry
  2. poem, verse, ode

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1157, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35427
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1622, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3961, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8A69

Cantonese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping si1, Yale si1)

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Jyutping si1, simplified )

  1. poem

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. poetry, poem
  2. (archaic) Chinese-style poetry
  3. modern Japanese poetry

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji shi)

  1. poem

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shī (shi1), Wade-Giles shih1)

Derived terms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thi, thơ)