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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
尸-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

The current meaning of 尸 as a Simplified Chinese character is an extension of its old meaning: idle.

Han characterEdit

(radical 44 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 尸 (S), four-corner 77207)

  1. corpse
  2. to impersonate the dead
  3. to preside
  4. rad. no. 44

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 299, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7630
  • Dae Jaweon: page 595, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 963, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5C38

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (尸), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 式之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiɪ/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕi/ /ɕjɪ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shī ‹ syij › /*l̥̥ [əә]j/ corpse

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11396 2 /*hli/

CompoundsEdit

尸位素餐 (Here 尸 is NOT a simplified equivalent of 屍)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(si) (hangeul , revised si, McCune-Reischauer si, Yale si)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thi)

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