See also:

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 113 +12, 17 strokes, cangjie input 戈火口口十 (IFRRJ), four-corner 36256, composition)

  1. oneness <= 單 singular 示 display
  2. meditation, contemplation (dhyana)
  3. to level ground for an altar
  4. abdicate

DescendantsEdit

  • – note difference in simplified Chinese and Japanese shinjitai .

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 846, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24835
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1267, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2408, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+79AA

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping sim3, sim4, sin4, sin6, Yale sim3, sim4, sin4, sin6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seon) (hangeul , revised seon, McCune-Reischauer sŏn, Yale sen)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin chán (chan2), shàn (shan4), tán (tan2), Wade-Giles ch'an2, shan4, t'an2)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thiền, thiện, xèng)

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 16:28