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ChineseEdit

poem; poetry; verse song
trad. (詩歌)
simp. (诗歌)
variant forms 詩哥诗哥 obsolete

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

詩歌

  1. poetry; poem (Classifier: m c)
    詩歌朗誦 / 诗歌朗诵  ―  shīgē lǎngsòng  ―  poetry recital
  2. (religion) hymn (Classifier: m c)

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (詩歌):
  • Japanese:  (しい) () (shīka)
  • Korean: 시가 (詩歌, siga)
  • Vietnamese: thi ca (詩歌)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
し > しい
Grade: 3

Grade: 2
Irregular on’yomi
Alternative spelling 詩哥

/ɕika//ɕiːka/

Shift from older shika below. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Now the 慣用読み (kan'yōyomi, common reading) form, possibly to avoid confusion with homophones.[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

詩歌 (hiragana しいか, rōmaji shīka)

  1. Japanese and Chinese poetry
  2. (poetry) a rhymed poem (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 2
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 詩歌 (MC ɕɨ kɑ). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

詩歌 (hiragana しか, rōmaji shika)

  1. (obsolete) Japanese and Chinese poetry
  2. (poetry, obsolete) a rhymed poem (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

詩歌 (siga) (hangeul 시가)

  1. Hanja form? of 시가 (poem).