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Happiness adds and multiplies, as we divide it with others.
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Etymology

The current meaning of 尸 as a Simplified Chinese character is an extension of its old meaning: idle.

Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 44 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 尸 (S), four-corner 77207)

  1. corpse
  2. to impersonate the dead
  3. to preside
  4. rad. no. 44

References

  • KangXi: page 299, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7630
  • Dae Jaweon: page 595, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 963, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5C38

Cantonese

Hanzi

(jyutping si1)


Japanese

Kanji

(uncommon kanji)

Readings


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul , revised si, McCune-Reischauer si)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(traditional 屍, pinyin shī (shi1), Wade-Giles shih1)

Compounds

尸位素餐 (Here 尸 is NOT a simplified equivalent of 屍)


Vietnamese

Han character

(thi, thây)

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