TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
辰-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a man with a hoe.

Han characterEdit

(radical 161 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一一一女 (MMMV), four-corner 71232)

  1. early morning
  2. fifth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): dragon () of Chinese zodiac
  3. a surname

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1252, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38682
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1733, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3606, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8FB0

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping san4, Yale san4)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ shìn, Guangdong shin2 [Meixian], s'in2 [Hailu, Kwangtung], sin2 [Bao'an, Dongguan, Hong Kong], siin2 [Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim sin2)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. the dragon as the fifth sign in the Chinese zodiac

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sinitic .

NounEdit

(hiragana しん, romaji shin)

  1. the dragon as the fifth sign in the Chinese zodiac

Etymology 2Edit

By extension from the verb たつ (tatsu, to get up, to take off), from the notion of a dragon flying.

NounEdit

(hiragana たつ, romaji tatsu)

  1. the dragon as the fifth sign in the Chinese zodiac
  2. by extension from the zodiac:
    1. the name of the year or day corresponding to the fifth in a cycle of twelve
    2. roughly east-southeast, specifically 30° south of due east (i.e. a bearing of 120°)
    3. the hour of the dragon, specifically 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM; sometimes treated as 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM instead
    4. alternate name for 三月 (sangatsu, the month of March)
Derived termsEdit
IdiomsEdit
  • 辰に巻いて巳にこぼす (たつにまいてみにこぼす, tatsu ni maite mi ni kobosu): sunny one day, rainy the next

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jin, sin)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[, ]] (revised: jin, sin, McCune-Reischauer: chin, sin, Yale: cin, sin)
  • Name (hangeul): 별, 때()

[별 진, 때 신]


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin chén (chen2), (ru3), Wade-Giles ch'en2, ju3)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA sîn (sin5))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thần, thìn, thì)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:55