Last modified on 7 June 2014, at 00:08

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 93 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 尸水竹手 (SEHQ), 尸卜卜手 (SYYQ), four-corner 77251)

  1. rhinoceros
  2. sharp, hard, well-tempered (as metal)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 701, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20045
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1114, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1815, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7280

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping sai1, Yale sai1)

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JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana さい, katakana サイ, romaji sai)

  1. サイ: rhinoceros

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (xi1), Wade-Giles hsi1)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, tây)

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