Chinese edit

 
to decorate; to embellish; to repair
to decorate; to embellish; to repair; to build; to study; to write; to cultivate
 
body; torso; person
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
trad. (修身)
simp. #(修身)

Pronunciation edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (16) (26)
Final () (136) (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Baxter sjuw syin
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɨu/ /ɕiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/siu/ /ɕin/
Shao
Rongfen
/siəu/ /ɕjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/suw/ /ɕin/
Li
Rong
/siu/ /ɕiĕn/
Wang
Li
/sĭəu/ /ɕĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ə̯u/ /ɕi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiū shēn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
sau1 san1

Verb edit

修身

  1. to cultivate one's moral character; to practice self-cultivation
    格物致知誠意正心修身齊家治國平天下 [MSC, trad.]
    格物致知诚意正心修身齐家治国平天下 [MSC, simp.]
    Géwù, zhìzhī, chéngyì, zhèngxīn, xiūshēn, qíjiā, zhìguó, píngtiānxià. [Pinyin]
    Investigate the nature of things, pursue knowledge, act in good faith, rectify one's mind, cultivate one's moral character, manage one's household, administer state affairs and bring peace to the nation.

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Derived terms edit

Adjective edit

修身

  1. (fashion) slim-fit; body-hugging

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
しゅう
Grade: 5
しん
Grade: 3
kan’on on’yomi
 修身 on Japanese Wikipedia

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(しゅう)(しん) (shūshinしうしん (siusin)?

  1. cultivation of one's moral and behavior
  2. (historical) a subject of moral training education that was taught in Japanese elementary schools from 1890 to 1945

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 [Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten] (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

修身 (susin) (hangeul 수신)

  1. Hanja form? of 수신.