死人

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1

NounEdit

死人 (hiragana しにん, romaji shinin), 死人 (hiragana しびと, romaji shibito)

  1. a dead person, a corpse
    • (2003) Hellsing vol. 6, chapter 40 最終的な想像 5 (Final Fantasy 5), page 59
      死人が喋るな!
      しにんがしゃべるな!
      Shinin ga shaberu na!
      Speak not, you corpse!

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("to die; dead; death") +  ("person").

PronunciationEdit

  • (Beijing)
    (Noun) IPA(key): /sz̩²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʐən³⁵/
    (Verb) IPA(key): /sz̩²¹⁽⁴⁾  ʐən³⁵/
    (Adverb) IPA(key): /sz̩²¹⁴  ʐən³⁵/, /sz̩¹²  ʐən³⁵/, /z̻z̩¹²  ʐən³⁵/

NounEdit

死人 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sǐrén)

  1. dead person
  2. corpse
  3. (colloquial, often jocular) an unpleasant person, bastard, son of a bitch

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VerbEdit

死人 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sǐ rén)

  1. (of a person) to die
  2. (usually in exaggerations) to make people die, to be dangerous

AdverbEdit

死人 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sǐrén)

  1. (analysable as ("intensifying adverb") + ("person")) to be ... enough to make people die, an intensifying suffix; an augmented form of "adj. + 人" phrases (usually expressing frustration, discomfort, surprise)
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 16:51