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六書

六書

See also: 六书

Chinese

six; 6 book; letter
trad. (六書)
simp. (六书)

Noun

六書

  1. The six types of Han characters:
    1. 指事 (zhǐshì): ideogram
    2. 象形 (xiàngxíng): pictogram
    3. 形聲形声 (xíngshēng): phono-semantic compound
    4. 會意会意 (huìyì): compound ideograph
    5. 轉注转注 (zhuǎnzhù)
    6. 假借 (jiǎjiè): phonetic loan

See also

  • Category:Han characters by formation type

Japanese

Kanji in this term
りく
Grade: 1
しょ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun

六書 (hiragana りくしょ, romaji rikusho)

  1. The six principles for composing Chinese script:
    1. 指事
    2. 象形
    3. 形声
    4. 会意
    5. 転注
    6. 仮借

See also

  • Category:Han characters by formation type

Vietnamese

Hán tự in this word

Noun

六書

  1. Hán tự form of lục thư, “The six types of Han characters:
    1. 指事 (Chỉ sự): ideogram
    2. 象形 (Tượng hình): pictogram
    3. 形聲 (Hình thanh): phono-semantic compound
    4. 會意 (Hội ý): compound ideograph
    5. 轉注 (Chuyển chú)
    6. 假借 (Giả tá): phonetic loan”