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Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 61 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 心 (P), four-corner 33000)

  1. heart
  2. mind, intelligence
  3. soul
  4. center, core

References

  • KangXi: page 375, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10295
  • Dae Jaweon: page 700, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2267, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5FC3

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale sam1)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana しん, romaji shin)

  1. heart, mind, core; spirit, vitality; inner strength, marrow
  2. core (as of a fruit); wick; lead (as of a pencil); padding

(hiragana こころ, romaji kokoro)

  1. mind, heart, spirit, soul; thoughts, ideas
  2. attention, mind, interest
  3. heart, feelings, emotion, emotional state
  4. wholeheartedness, sincerity, true heart
  5. sympathy, heart, consideration, generous disposition
  6. meaning, essence; answer (as to a riddle)

Suffix

(hiragana ごころ, romaji gokoro)

  1. spirit, soul

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

Readings

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Phrases


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 심 (revised: sim, McCune-Reischauer: sim, Yale: sim)
  • Name (hangeul): 마음()

Compounds


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin xīn (xin1), Wade-Giles hsin1)

Compounds


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*sim)


Vietnamese

Han character

(tâm, tấm, tim)

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