Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
辰-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a man with a hoe.

Han character[edit]

(radical 161 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一一一女 (MMMV), four-corner 71232)

  1. early morning
  2. fifth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): dragon () of Chinese zodiac
  3. a surname

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1252, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38682
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1733, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3606, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8FB0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping san4, Yale san4)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ shìn, Guangdong shin2 [Meixian], s'in2 [Hailu, Kwangtung], sin2 [Bao'an, Dongguan, Hong Kong], siin2 [Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim sin2)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. the dragon as the fifth sign in the Chinese zodiac

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic .

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しん, romaji shin)

  1. the dragon as the fifth sign in the Chinese zodiac

Etymology 2[edit]

By extension from the verb たつ (tatsu, to get up, to take off), from the notion of a dragon flying.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たつ, romaji tatsu)

  1. the dragon as the fifth sign in the Chinese zodiac
  2. by extension from the zodiac:
    1. the name of the year or day corresponding to the fifth in a cycle of twelve
    2. roughly east-southeast, specifically 30° south of due east (i.e. a bearing of 120°)
    3. the hour of the dragon, specifically 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM; sometimes treated as 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM instead
    4. alternate name for 三月 (sangatsu, the month of March)
Derived terms[edit]
Idioms[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jin, sin)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[, ]] (revised: jin, sin, McCune-Reischauer: chin, sin, Yale: cin, sin)

[별 진, 때 신]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin chén (chen2), (ru3), Wade-Giles ch'en2, ju3)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA sîn (sin5))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thần, thìn, thì)