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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sem): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 179 +8, 17 strokes, cangjie input 人戈中尸一 (OILSM), four-corner 83150, composition)

  1. wild onions or leeks

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1396, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43246
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1911, character 32
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4404, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+97F1

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (153)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇm/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛm/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæm/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siam/
Li
Rong
/siɛm/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiān
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13486
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sem/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. wild onions or leeks

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seom) (hangeul , revised seom, McCune-Reischauer sŏm, Yale sem)

  1. wild onions or leeks