U+58EB, 士
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-58EB

[U+58EA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+58EC]
See also: and ±

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 33 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 十一 (JM), four-corner 40100, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #33, (scholar).
  2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №9

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 242, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5638
  • Dae Jaweon: page 482, character 38
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 416, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+58EB

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
         
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*zrɯ
*zrɯʔ
*zrɯʔ

Pictogram (象形) – axe-like tool; soldier.

PronunciationEdit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
Harbin /ʂʐ̩⁵³/
Tianjin /sz̩⁵³/
Jinan /ʂʐ̩²¹/
Qingdao /ʂʐ̩⁴²/
Zhengzhou /ʂʐ̩³¹²/
Xi'an /sz̩⁴⁴/
Xining /sz̩²¹³/
Yinchuan /ʂʐ̩¹³/
Lanzhou /ʂʐ̩¹³/
Ürümqi /sz̩²¹³/
Wuhan /sz̩³⁵/
Chengdu /sz̩¹³/
Guiyang /sz̩²¹³/
Kunming /sz̩²¹²/
Nanjing /sz̩⁴⁴/
Hefei /sz̩⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /sz̩⁴⁵/
Pingyao /sz̩³⁵/
Hohhot /sz̩⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /zz̩²³/
Suzhou /zz̩³¹/
Hangzhou /zz̩¹³/
Wenzhou /zz̩³⁵/
Hui Shexian /sz̩²²/
Tunxi /sz̩¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /sz̩⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /sz̩⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /sz̩²¹/
Hakka Meixian /sz̩⁵³/
Taoyuan /sï⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /si²²/
Nanning /sz̩²²/
Hong Kong /si²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /su²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /søy²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /su⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /sɯ³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /si³³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (20)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ʒɨX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɖ͡ʐɨX/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʒieX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɖ͡ʐɨX/
Li
Rong
/d͡ʒiəX/
Wang
Li
/d͡ʒĭəX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɖ͡ʐʱiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shì
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzriX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[m-s-]rəʔ/
English officer; gentleman

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 11511
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zrɯʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. unmarried male; bachelor
  2. (honorific) man
  3. general; high-ranking military officer
  4. soldier; noncommissioned officer
      ―  shìbīng  ―  soldier
  5. (historical) scholar-official (civil servant appointed by the emperor of China to perform day-to-day governance)
  6. (historical) self-appellation used by scholar-officials in ancient China, when addressing the emperor: I; subject
  7. (historical) a social stratum in ancient China
  8. scholar; academic; intellectual; intelligentsia
      ―  shì  ―  doctor; doctoral degree
    •   ―  yuànshì  ―  academician
  9. (honorific) suffix for a virtuous, knowledgeable or skilled person: commendable person
      ―  shì  ―  Lady
    /   ―  shì  ―  nurse
  10. (Chinese chess) pawn
  11. Alternative form of (shì, “to be an official”).
  12. A surname​.

Usage notesEdit

  • is commonly used to render the /s/ sound (not followed by a vowel) in foreign names, e.g. 威士忌 (wēishìjì, “whiskey”), 巴士 (bāshì, “bus”).

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji shi)

  1. samurai, warrior

SuffixEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji -shi)

  1. person with a certain qualification.
    弁護 (べんご) ()
    bengoshi
    a lawyer
    会計 (かいけい) ()
    kaikeishi
    an accountant

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, sãi, sõi, sỡi)

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ReferencesEdit