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U+8671, 虱
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8671

[U+8670]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8672]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142, +2, 8 strokes, cangjie input 弓竹中戈 (NHLI), four-corner 17110, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1076, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32812
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1545, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2834, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8671

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“louse; bug, parasite”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. louse

ReadingsEdit

  • Go-on: しち (shichi)
  • Kan-on: しつ (shitsu)
  • Kun: しらみ (shirami, )

CompoundsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
しらみ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Shinsen Jikyō (c. 900 CE).

Compound of (shira, white, combining form) and an uncertain mi. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(しらみ) (shirami

  1. a sucking louse, especially the head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis)
    Synonym: 半風子 (hanpūshi)

Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as シラミ.

Derived termsEdit

ProverbsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seul) (hangeul , revised seul, McCune–Reischauer sŭl, Yale sul)

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