辛辣

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Chinese[edit]

8th heavenly stem; tired hot (spicy); pungent
simp. and trad.
(辛辣)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/sin/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sin/
Li
Rong
/siĕn/
Wang
Li
/sĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xīn

Adjective[edit]

辛辣

  1. (of taste) spicy; pungent
  2. (figurative, of wording, criticism, etc.) biting; incisive

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (辛辣):
  • Japanese: 辛辣(しんらつ) (shinratsu)
  • Korean: 신랄 (辛辣, sillal)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: S
らつ
Grade: S
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
辛らつ

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(しん)(らつ) (shinratsu-na (adnominal (しん)(らつ) (shinratsu na), adverbial (しん)(らつ) (shinratsu ni), historical kana しんらつ)

  1. (of wording, criticism, etc.) biting; incisive
    辛辣(しんらつ)発言(はつげん)
    shinratsu na hatsugen
    pointed remarks

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

(しん)(らつ) (shinratsu (historical kana しんらつ)

  1. (of wording, criticism, etc.) bite; incisiveness

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN