See also:
U+9759, 静
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9759

[U+9758]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+975A]

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(Kangxi radical 174, +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 手月弓尸木 (QBNSD), composition )

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References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 1381, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42574
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1893, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4047, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+9759

Chinese edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“quiet; silent; devoid of noise; silent; not making a noise; etc.”).
(This character is the simplified and variant traditional form of ).
Notes:

Japanese edit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji edit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. calm, quiet, silent

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Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 4
kan’on
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC dzjengX). The kan'on, so a later borrowing than the reading.

First attested as a standalone noun in a text from 1648.[1]

Pronunciation edit

Affix edit

(せい) (sei

  1. quiet
  2. still, unmoving
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Noun edit

(せい) (sei

  1. [from 1648] stillness
    (せい)(どう)
    sei to dō
    stillness and movement

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 4
goon
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

/d͡ʑʲau//d͡ʑɔː//d͡ʑoː/

From Middle Chinese (MC dzjengX). The goon, so an earlier borrowing than the sei reading.

First attested as a standalone noun in a text from roughly 1216.[1]

Pronunciation edit

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(じょう) (

  1. still, fixed, unmoving
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Noun edit

(じょう) (じやう (zyau)?

  1. [from roughly 1216] (Buddhism) equanimity, upekkhā, a state untroubled by attachment or aversion

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 ”, in 日本国語大辞典 [Nihon Kokugo Daijiten]‎[1] (in Japanese), concise edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2000
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN