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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Japanese stroke order
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Stroke order
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stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 100 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹手一 (HQM), four-corner 25100)

  1. life, living, lifetime
  2. birth

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 754, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21670
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1162, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2575, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+751F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping saang1, Yale saang1, sang1)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ sang, sen, Guangdong sang1, sen1, sien1 [Meixian, Hailu, Siyen], sang1, sen1 [Kwangtung, Bao'an], Hagfa Pinyim sang1, sen1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana なま, romaji nama)

  1. raw
    生卵 (なまたまご)
    Nama tamago.
    A raw egg.
     (にく) (なま)のまま ()べると、 (はら) (こわ)すことがある。
    niku o nama no mama taberu to, hara o kowasu koto ga aru.
    You may have a stomachache if you eat raw meat.
  2. fresh, draft
     (なま)クリーム。
    Nama kurīmu.
    Fresh cream.
     (なま)ビール。
    Nama bīru.
    Draft beer.

PrefixEdit

(hiragana なま, romaji nama-)

  1. live
  2. raw, uncooked, rare
  3. natural, unprocessed

SuffixEdit

(hiragana せい, romaji -sei)

  1. a student
    受験生 (じゅけんせい)
    juken-sei
    examinee

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(saeng)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: saeng, McCune-Reischauer: saeng, Yale: sayng)
  • Name (hangeul): 나다 (revised: nada, McCune-Reischauer: nada, Yale: nata)
  1. fresh

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin shēng (sheng1), Wade-Giles sheng1)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shēng)

  1. gentleman
  2. student
  3. actor or a male character, especially in Chinese operas
  4. Mr (see 先生)

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shēng)

  1. to give birth
    • John 1.9
      那光是真光,照亮一切在世上的人。
      Nà guāng shì zhēn guāng, zhàoliàng yīqiè shēng zaì shìshàng de rén.
      That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

CompoundsEdit

  • 生变 shēngbiàn - to occur unexpectedly
  • 生病 shēngbìng - ill, sick
  • 生产 shēngchǎn - production
  • 生词 shēngcí - a new word that one is not familiar with
  • 生地 shēngdì - root of the Rehmannia glutinosa (Chinese herb)
  • 生活 shēnghuó - life, existence, livelihood, lifestyle
  • 生理 shēnglǐ - physiology
  • 生灵 shēnglíng - the people, the citizenry
  • 生命 shēngmìng - life, existence
  • 生气 shēngqì - angry, upset
  • 生人 shēngrén - a stranger
  • 生日 shēngrì - birthday
  • 生疏 shēngshū - out of practice, rusty, not familiar
  • 生死 shēngsǐ - life and death, to live and die
  • 生态 shēngtài - ecology
  • 生物 shēngwù - living being, organism
  • 生意 shēngyi - business, trade
  • 生化 shēnghuà - biochemistry
  • 卫生 wèishēng - hygienic, hygiene, sanitation, health
  • 先生 xiānshēng - mister, sir, husband

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*shræng)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA sing (sing1), tshenn (tshenn1), tshinn (tshinn1), senn (senn1), sinn (sinn1))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(sinh, sanh, siêng, xênh, xinh)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:48