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TranslingualEdit

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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

Note different forms; traditional is rather like , with on top, while simplified and Japanese shinjitai instead have a on top. Also, as with related and unrelated , in traditional and Japanese the top and bottom are separated – character has two components – while in simplified the top and bottom are connected, and the character forms one component.

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (vertical) +  (table) – checking if a table is level, truth.

Han characterEdit

(radical 109 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 十月一金 (JBMC), four-corner 40801, composition)

  1. real, actual, true, genuine

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 805, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23236
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1221, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 249, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+771F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zan1, Yale jan1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana しん, romaji shin)

  1. truth; reality; genuineness

(hiragana , romaji ma)

  1. just; right; pure; genuine; true; real

(hiragana まこと, romaji makoto)

  1. truth; reality; genuineness

PrefixEdit

(hiragana しん, romaji shin-)

  1. true
  2. pure
  3. accurate

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana あつし, romaji Atsushi)

  1. Atsushi, a Japanese given name

(hiragana こころ, romaji Kokoro)

  1. Kokoro, a female Japanese given name

(hiragana さな, romaji Sana)

  1. Sana, a Japanese surname or female given name

(hiragana さねさき, romaji Sanesaki)

  1. Sanesaki, a Japanese surname

(hiragana しん, romaji Shin)

  1. Shin, a Japanese surname or female given name

(hiragana しんさき, romaji Shinsaki)

  1. Shinsaki, a Japanese surname

(hiragana しんざき, romaji Shinzaki)

  1. Shinzaki, a Japanese surname

(hiragana しんじ, romaji Shinji)

  1. Shinji, a Japanese name

(hiragana ただし, romaji Tadashi)

  1. Tadashi, a Japanese given name

(hiragana まお, romaji Mao)

  1. Mao, a female Japanese given name

(hiragana まがさき, romaji Magasaki)

  1. Magasaki, a Japanese surname

(hiragana まこ, romaji Mako)

  1. Mako, a female Japanese given name

(hiragana まこと, romaji Makoto)

  1. A male or female given name

(hiragana まさ, romaji Masa)

  1. Masa, a Japanese name

(hiragana まさし, romaji Masashi)

  1. Masashi, a Japanese name

(hiragana まさつぐ, romaji Masatsugu)

  1. Masatsugu, a Japanese name

(hiragana ましお, romaji Mashio)

  1. Mashio, a Japanese name

(hiragana ますみ, romaji Masumi)

  1. Masumi, a Japanese name

(hiragana まな, romaji Mana)

  1. Mana, a female Japanese given name

(hiragana まみ, romaji Mami)

  1. Mami, a Japanese name

(hiragana まやなぎ, romaji Mayanagi)

  1. Mayanagi, a Japanese surname

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jin) (hangeul , revised jin, McCune-Reischauer chin, Yale cin)

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhēn (zhen1), Wade-Giles chen1)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhēn)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) really, truly

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhēn)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) true, genuine, real
CompoundsEdit

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chân, chan, chang, sân)

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