See also: -시-
U+C2DC, 시
HANGUL SYLLABLE SI
Composition: +

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싀 ←→ 싸

Korean

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Etymology 1

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Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: ), from Middle Chinese (MC dzyi).

Pronunciation

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Romanizations
Revised Romanization?si
Revised Romanization (translit.)?si
McCune–Reischauer?si
Yale Romanization?si

Dependent noun

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(si) (hanja )

  1. hour (time)
  2. time
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Etymology 2

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Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading 시〯 (Yale: ), from Middle Chinese (MC dzyiX).

Pronunciation

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  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɕʰi(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?si
Revised Romanization (translit.)?si
McCune–Reischauer?si
Yale Romanization?

Noun

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(si) (hanja )

  1. town, city
    의회 문제 주민 투표 거쳐야 사안이라고 결정하였다.
    Si uihoe-neun geu munje-ga jumin tupyo-reul geocheoya hal saan-irago gyeoljeonghayeotda.
    The city council decided the matter should go to public vote.
  2. (South Korea, government) an administrative region, a division of a province having a population of over 150,000
    (Administrative divisions of South Korea) 리(里) (ri), 동(洞) (dong), 면(面) (myeon), 읍(邑) (eup), 구(區) (gu), 군(郡) (gun), 시(市) (si), 도(道) (do)
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Etymology 3

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Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: ), from Middle Chinese (MC syi).

Pronunciation

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Romanizations
Revised Romanization?si
Revised Romanization (translit.)?si
McCune–Reischauer?si
Yale Romanization?si

Noun

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(si) (hanja )

  1. poem, poetry
    읊다si-reul eupdato recite poetry
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Etymology 4

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Sino-Korean word from . Compare Japanese () (-shi, treating as; viewing as).

Pronunciation

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Romanizations
Revised Romanization?si
Revised Romanization (translit.)?si
McCune–Reischauer?si
Yale Romanization?si

Suffix

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—시 (-si) (hanja )

  1. treating as; viewing as
    적대 (敵對)jeokdaesi (敵對 )treating with hostility
    금기 (禁忌)geumgisi (禁忌 )viewing as a taboo
    문제 (問題)munjesi (問題 )viewing as a problem
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Etymology 5

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Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable

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(si)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC dzyiX))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC gjie|zyijH))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC dzyeX))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC dzyi))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC syi))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC sye|syeH))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC syiH))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC syiX))
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC syijX))
  10. :
    (MC reading: (MC dzyiH))
  11. :
    (MC reading: (MC dzyijX|dzyijH))
  12. :
    (MC reading: (MC dzrea))
  13. :
    (MC reading: (MC dzye))
  14. :
    (MC reading: )
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC syij|syijH))