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True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
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Han character

(radical 100 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹手一 (HQM), four-corner 25100)

  1. life, living, lifetime
  2. birth

References

  • KangXi: page 754, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21670
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1162, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2575, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+751F

Cantonese

Hanzi

(jyutping saang1, Yale saang1, sang1)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Adjective

生 (なま, nama)

  1. raw
    卵。
    なまたまご。
    Nama tamago.
    A raw egg.
  2. fresh, draft
    クリーム。
    なまクリーム。
    Nama kurīmu.
    Fresh cream.
    ビール。
    なまビール。
    Nama bīru.
    Draft beer.

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 생 (revised: saeng, McCune-Reischauer: saeng, Yale: sayng)
  • Name (hangeul): 나다 (revised: nada, McCune-Reischauer: nada, Yale: nata)

Compounds


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin shēng (sheng1), Wade-Giles sheng1)

Noun

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shēng)

  1. gentleman
  2. student
  3. actor or a male character, especially in Chinese operas
  4. Mr (see 先生)

Verb

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shēng)

  1. to give birth

Compounds


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*shræng)


Vietnamese

Han character

(sinh, sanh, siêng, xênh, xinh)

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