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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

+ 、to persist that one said

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 人卜一口 (OYMR), four-corner 20261, composition)

  1. trust, believe
  2. letter, mail

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 105, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 707
  • Dae Jaweon: page 224, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 165, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4FE1

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping seon3, Yale seun3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana しん, romaji shin)

  1. trust, faith
    • 置く.
      しんおく.
      Shin o oku.
      Put one's trust in.
    • 問う.
      しんとう.
      Shin o tou.
      Make an appeal to one's sense of trust no man.

CompoundsEdit

  • 信愛
  • 信越
  • 信管
  • 信疑
  • 信義 (shingi, faith)
  • 信教
  • 信仰 (shinkō, belief, faith; to have faith in a religion, profess faith in)
  • 信金
  • 信経
  • 信玄袋
  • 信号 (shingō, a signal; traffic lights)
  • 信士
  • 信実 (shinjitsu, sincerity; honesty; truth; faithfulness)
  • 信者 (shinja, believer)
  • 信受
  • 信書
  • 信女
  • 信証
  • 信賞必罰
  • 信条
  • 信心
  • 信託 (shintaku, a trust, an entrustment; leaving things up to a trusted party; to set up a financial trust; to leave in trust)
  • 信天翁
  • 信徒 (shinto, one who believes in a religion; a believer)
  • 信任 (shinnin, trust, confidence, credence; to trust, confide)
  • 信認
  • 信念
  • 信販
  • 信伏, 信服, 信腹
  • 信奉 (shinpō, belief, faith)
  • 信望
  • 信約
  • 信用
  • 信頼 (shinrai, reliance, trust, confidence)
  • 信憑

Related termsEdit

  • 信じる (shinjiru, to believe; to trust; to believe in)
  • 信ずる (shinzuru, to believe, put trust in)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(sin)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: sin, McCune-Reischauer: sin)
  • Name (hangeul): 믿을()

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin xìn (xin4), Wade-Giles hsin4)

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xìn)

  1. to believe
    • John 1.7
      这人来,为要作见证,就是为光作见证,叫众人因他可以
      Zhè rén lái, wèi yào zuò jiànzhèng, jiùshì wèi guāng zuò jiànzhèng, jiào zhòngrén yīn tā kěyǐ xìn.
      The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
    I don't believe it/you.
  2. to be religious
    父親佛教。 (trad.)
    父亲佛教。 (simp.)
    My father is a Buddhist.

AdverbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xìn)

  1. at will
    信口雌黃 (xìnkǒucíhuáng)
  2. truly; indeed

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xìn)

  1. letter
  2. information
    信息 (xìnxī)
  3. trust
    信任 (xìnrèn)
  4. evidence
    信物 (xìnwù)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*sìn)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tín, tin)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:51