See also: 寫眞 and 写真

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ChineseEdit

to write real; true; genuine
trad. (寫真)
simp. (写真)

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

寫真

  1. portrait

VerbEdit

寫真

  1. to portray something accurately

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (寫真):

Etymology 2Edit

From Japanese 寫眞(shashin).

PronunciationEdit


Note: from Japanese pronunciation.
Note: sia-sín - from Japanese pronunciation.

NounEdit

寫真

  1. photograph
  2. photography
Usage notesEdit

This term often has sexual connotations.

Derived termsEdit

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