CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

 

 

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ㄒlㄣ1 (sien1)

xīn

 

= heart; mind; intention; centre; core; intelligence; soul => (radical 5) + 3x (radical 3): pictographic representation of a heart (radical 61); as side-radical it is written

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