TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Pronounced something like *l̥ək in Old Chinese; compare with 弋 *lək. See also .

Han characterEdit

(radical 56 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 戈心一 (IPM), four-corner 43100, composition)

  1. style, system, formula, rule

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping sik1, Yale sik1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana しき, romaji shiki)

  1. type, style
  2. formula
  3. ceremony, ritual, function

SuffixEdit

(hiragana しき, romaji -shiki)

  1. ceremony
  2. formula, expression
  3. style

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(sik) (hangeul [[]], revised sik, McCune-Reischauer sik, Yale sik)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin shì (shi4), Wade-Giles shih4)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shì)

  1. type; style; fashion
  2. formula
  3. (grammar) mood; mode
    叙述式 indicative mood
CompoundsEdit

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(shiək)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA sik (sik4), sit (sit4))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thức, sức)

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 14:46