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See also:
U+9759, 静
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9759

[U+9758]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+975A]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
14 strokes

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 174, +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 手月弓尸木 (QBNSD), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1381, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42574
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1893, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4047, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+9759

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“quiet; silent; devoid of noise; silent; not making a noise; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. calm, quiet, silent

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 4
kan’on
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC d͡ziᴇŋX). The kan'on, so a later borrowing than the reading.

First attested as a standalone noun in a text from 1648.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

(せい) (sei

  1. quiet
  2. still, unmoving
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(せい) (sei

  1. [from 1648] stillness
    (せい)(どう)
    sei to dō
    stillness and movement

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 4
goon
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

/d͡ʑʲau//d͡ʑɔː//d͡ʑoː/

From Middle Chinese (MC d͡ziᴇŋX). The goon, so an earlier borrowing than the sei reading.

First attested as a standalone noun in a text from roughly 1216.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

(せい) (sei

  1. still, fixed, unmoving
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(じょう) (じやう (zyau)?

  1. [from roughly 1216] (Buddhism) equanimity, upekkhā, a state untroubled by attachment or aversion

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
しず
Grade: 4
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of – see しず.
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

(The following entry is uncreated: しず.)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 ”, in 日本国語大辞典 (Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, Nihon Kokugo Daijiten)[1] (in Japanese), 2nd edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, 2000, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN