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ChineseEdit

 
shape; form; appearance; elephant; image under a map (math.)
 
to appear; to look; form; shape
simp. and trad.
(象形)
anagram 形象

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NounEdit

象形

  1. pictogram, one of the six classifications of Chinese characters (六書六书 (liùshū))

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JapaneseEdit

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

NounEdit

象形 (hiragana しょうけい, rōmaji shōkei)

  1. (Chinese character classification) pictogram, particularly in the sense of 六書 pictograms.

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VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

象形

  1. Hán tự form of tượng hình, “(Chinese character classification) pictogram, one of the six classifications of Chinese characters 六書 (lục thư)”