Last modified on 6 October 2014, at 15:20

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (power)

Han characterEdit

(radical 19 +11, 13 strokes, cangjie input 土戈大尸 (GIKS), four-corner 45427, composition)

  1. power, force
  2. tendency

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 149, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2422
  • Dae Jaweon: page 336, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 377, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+52E2

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping sai3, Yale sai3)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. forces
  2. energy
  3. military strength

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 市勢 (しせい, shisei)
  • 水勢 (すいせい, suisei)
  • 手勢 (てぜい, tezei)
  • 中勢 (ちゅうせい, chūsei)
  • 病勢 (びょうせい, byōsei)
  • 落勢 (らくせい, rakusei)
  • 騰勢 (とうせい, tōsei)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(se) (hangeul , revised se, McCune-Reischauer se)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin shì (shi4), Wade-Giles shih4)

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*shiɛ̀i)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thế, thể)

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