• synonyms

hsing shêng

[shing shuhng]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
  1. the process by which many Chinese characters were formed through the combination of two symbols, one phonographic and one logographic, into a single character.

Origin of hsing shêng

< Chinese (Wade-Giles) hsing2 shêng1, (pinyin) xíngshēng shape and sound (of voice)
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.