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See also: 书信

Contents

ChineseEdit

book; letter
 
letter; true; to believe; sign; evidence
trad. (書信)
simp. (书信)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (26) (16)
Final () (22) (43)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɕɨʌ/ /siɪnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɕiɔ/ /sinH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiɔ/ /sjenH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɕɨə̆/ /sinH/
Li
Rong
/ɕiɔ/ /siĕnH/
Wang
Li
/ɕĭo/ /sĭĕnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɕi̯wo/ /si̯ĕnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shū xìn

NounEdit

書信

  1. letter; epistle; written message
  2. (figuratively) messenger

SynonymsEdit

  • (letter): (figuratively) 鸿 (hóng)
Dialectal synonyms of (“letter”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 書信, 信件, 信函, 書函
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Jinan
Muping
Luoyang
Wanrong
Xi'an
Xining
Xuzhou
Yinchuan
Lanzhou
Ürümqi
Wuhan
Chengdu
Guiyang
Liuzhou
Yangzhou
Nanjing
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Foshan
Shunde
Zhongshan (Shiqi)
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka)
Taishan
Kaiping (Chikan)
Dongguan
Shaoguan
Yunfu
Yangjiang
Xinyi
Lianjiang
Gan Nanchang
Lichuan
Pingxiang
Hakka Meixian
Yudu
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 信仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 信仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 信仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Hsinchu (Raoping) 信仔,
Yunlin (Zhao'an) ,
Huizhou Jixi
Jin Taiyuan
Xinzhou
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Matsu
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang
Sanxia
Yilan
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Singapore
Chaozhou ,
Haikou
Leizhou
Puxian Min Putian
Xianyou
Pinghua Nanning
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wenzhou
Chongming
Danyang
Jinhua
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng
Loudi

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (書信):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

NounEdit

書信 (hiragana しょしん, rōmaji shoshin)

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