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形聲

形聲

See also: 形声

Chinese

 
to appear; to look; form; shape
 
sound; voice; (a measure word, used for sounds); tone; noise
trad. (形聲)
simp. (形声)

Noun

形聲

  1. One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters comprising a part that indicates the meaning, and a part that indicates the pronunciation.

See also

  • Category:Han phono-semantic compounds
  • 六書六书 (liùshū)

Japanese

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 2
せい
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Noun

形聲 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 形声, hiragana けいせい, romaji keisei)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of 形声: One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters comprising a part that indicates the meaning, and a part that indicates the pronunciation.

Vietnamese

Hán tự in this word

Noun

形聲

  1. Hán tự form of hình thanh, “One of the types of Han characters, containing those characters comprising a part that indicates the meaning, and a part that indicates the pronunciation.”