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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 口廿金中 (RTCL), four-corner 62021, composition)

  1. neighing of a horse
  2. gravelly voiced, husky voiced
  3. (Cantonese) to hiccough

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 207, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4260
  • Dae Jaweon: page 430, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 681, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5636

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (16)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sei/ /siei/ /sei/ /sei/ /sɛj/ /siei/ /sɛi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ sej › /*[s]ˤe/ shriek

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11993 0 西 /*seː/

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HanjaEdit

‎(si) (hangeul , revised si, McCune-Reischauer si)

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