See also: 杀生

ChineseEdit

to kill; to murder; to slaughter
 
to be born; to give birth; life
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
trad. (殺生)
simp. (杀生)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/2
Initial () (21) (21)
Final () (75) (109)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃˠɛt̚/ /ʃˠæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃᵚæt̚/ /ʃᵚaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃæt̚/ /ʃaŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂəɨt̚/ /ʂaɨjŋ/
Li
Rong
/ʃɛt̚/ /ʃɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/ʃæt̚/ /ʃɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂat̚/ /ʂɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
sha shēng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shā shēng
Middle
Chinese
‹ srɛt › ‹ sræng ›
Old
Chinese
/*s<r>at/ /*sreŋ/ (MC srj- > sr-; or *s.reŋ ?)
English kill bear, be born; live

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 # 2/2 1/2
No. 11010 11312
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sreːd/ /*sʰleːŋ/

VerbEdit

殺生

  1. to destroy life

NounEdit

殺生

  1. destruction of life

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (殺生):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せつ > せっ
Grade: 5
しょう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

*/setsijau//sessjau//seɕːɔː//seɕːoː/

From Middle Chinese 殺生 (MC ʃˠɛt̚ ʃˠæŋ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

殺生(せっしょう) (sesshō-na (adnominal 殺生(せっしょう) (sesshō na), adverbial 殺生(せっしょう) (sesshō ni), historical kana せつしやう)

  1. cruel, wanton, merciless, heartless
    Synonyms: 惨い (mugoi), 酷い (hidoi), 残酷 (zankoku)

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

殺生(せっしょう) (sesshō (historical kana せつしやう)

  1. killing, the destruction of life, butchery, slaughter
  2. cruelty, wantonness, mercilessness, heartlessness

VerbEdit

殺生(せっしょう)する (sesshō surusuru (stem 殺生(せっしょう) (sesshō shi), past 殺生(せっしょう)した (sesshō shita), historical kana せつしやうする)

  1. to kill, to destroy life, to butcher, to slaughter

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

殺生

  1. Hán tự form of sát sinh.

VerbEdit

殺生

  1. Hán tự form of sát sinh.