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Ice / Frost

China bīng
Ice / Frost Wall Scroll

冰 is the Chinese character used to express "ice" or "frost."

The main part of the character on the right holds the meaning of "water" and on the left, is a radical (the two dots) that also means water. Together, they create the character that means "ice" (solid water).


This is similar to the character for frost in Japanese. However, Japanese drop the radical from the left side.

Ice / Frost

China bīng
Japan koori
Ice / Frost Wall Scroll

冰 is the Japanese Kanji for "ice" or "frost."

冰 is also the way to write "ice" in old Korean Hanja.

Note: This form is not commonly used anymore in Chinese - though still understood for the most part.

FYI: There was a time when Japan did not have a written language and simply absorbed Chinese characters into their language by meaning. When this occurred around the 5th century, the character shown here was a common but alternate way to write "ice" in Chinese, so it was the one that ended up being absorbed into the Japanese language. Not long after that, a similar thing happened in Korea - although Korea has replaced virtually all of the Chinese characters they once used with the new Hangul writing system.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin shuāng / shuang1
Taiwan shuang
Japanese sou / so そう
 shimozaki しもざき
 shimo しも
Chinese frost; white powder or cream spread over a surface; frosting; (skin) cream
Japanese frost; (personal name) Sou; (surname) Shimo
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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初霜

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Japanese hatsushimo はつしも
Japanese first frost of the year

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冰花

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Mandarin bīng huā / bing1 hua1
Taiwan ping hua
Chinese ice crystal; frost (on windows)

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凍害

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Japanese tougai / togai とうがい
Japanese frost damage

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凍寒

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Japanese toukan / tokan とうかん
Japanese frost; bitter cold

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兜沙

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Mandarin dōu shā / dou1 sha1
Taiwan tou sha
Japanese tosha
tuṣāra, frost.

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樹氷

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Japanese juhyou / juhyo じゅひょう
Japanese frost covered trees; (female given name) Juhyou

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樹霜

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Japanese jusou / juso じゅそう
Japanese air hoar; air frost; soft rime

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朝霜

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Japanese asajimo あさじも
 asashimo あさしも
Japanese morning frost

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春塵

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Japanese shunjin しゅんじん
Japanese spring dust; frost and snow that's blown like dust in the air by the spring wind

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春霜

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Japanese harushimo はるしも
 shunsou / shunso しゅんそう
Japanese spring frost

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早霜

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Mandarin zǎo shuāng / zao3 shuang1
Taiwan tsao shuang
Chinese early frost

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摩る

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Japanese sasuru さする
Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to rub; to chafe; to strike (match); to file; to frost (glass); (2) to lose (e.g. a match); to forfeit; to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.); (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to pat; to stroke; (2) (kana only) to rub off; to polish; to grind; to graze; to scrape; (3) (kana only) to be equal to; (4) (kana only) to be about to reach

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擦る

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Japanese nazoru なぞる
 nasuru なする
 sasuru さする
 kosuru こする
 kasuru かする
Japanese (transitive verb) (kana only) to trace (drawing); to follow; (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to rub in; to smear on; to spread on; to daub; (2) (kana only) to lay the blame on; (transitive verb) (1) to rub; to chafe; to strike (match); to file; to frost (glass); (2) to lose (e.g. a match); to forfeit; to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.); (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to pat; to stroke; (2) (kana only) to rub off; to polish; to grind; to graze; to scrape; (3) (kana only) to be equal to; (4) (kana only) to be about to reach; (transitive verb) (kana only) to rub; to scrub; (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to graze; to touch lightly; (2) (kana only) to take a percentage; to exploit; to squeeze

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擂る

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Japanese suru する
Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to rub; to chafe; to strike (match); to file; to frost (glass); (2) to lose (e.g. a match); to forfeit; to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

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晩霜

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Japanese bansou / banso ばんそう
Japanese a late frost

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磨る

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Japanese suru する
Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to rub; to chafe; to strike (match); to file; to frost (glass); (2) to lose (e.g. a match); to forfeit; to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

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秋霜

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Mandarin qiū shuāng / qiu1 shuang1
Taiwan ch`iu shuang / chiu shuang
Japanese akishimo あきしも
Chinese autumn frost; fig. white hair as sign of old age
Japanese autumn frost; fall frost; (surname) Akishimo

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白霜

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Mandarin bái shuāng / bai2 shuang1
Taiwan pai shuang
Chinese hoar frost

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遅霜

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Japanese osojimo おそじも
Japanese late spring frost

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風霜


风霜

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Mandarin fēng shuāng / feng1 shuang1
Taiwan feng shuang
Japanese fuusou / fuso ふうそう
Chinese wind and frost; fig. hardships
Japanese wind and frost; hardships

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霧氷

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Japanese muhyou / muhyo むひょう
Japanese rime; hoarfrost; silver frost

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霜害

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Mandarin shuāng hài / shuang1 hai4
Taiwan shuang hai
Japanese sougai / sogai そうがい
Chinese frostbite; frost damage (to crop)
Japanese frost damage

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霜凍


霜冻

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Mandarin shuāng dòng / shuang1 dong4
Taiwan shuang tung
Japanese shimogoori しもごおり
 shimokoori しもこおり
Chinese frost; frost damage (to crop)
Japanese (surname) Shimogoori; (surname) Shimokoori

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霜柱

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Japanese shimobashira しもばしら
Japanese frost columns; ice needles

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霜災


霜灾

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Mandarin shuāng zāi / shuang1 zai1
Taiwan shuang tsai
Chinese frost damage (to crop)

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霜花

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Mandarin shuāng huā / shuang1 hua1
Taiwan shuang hua
Chinese frost forming a pattern on a surface; rime

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霜露

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Mandarin shuāng lù / shuang1 lu4
Taiwan shuang lu
Japanese sōro
Chinese frost and dew; fig. difficult conditions
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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霜雪

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Mandarin shuāng xuě / shuang1 xue3
Taiwan shuang hsüeh
Japanese sousetsu / sosetsu そうせつ
Chinese frost and snow; (fig.) snowy white (hair); adversity
Japanese frost and snow

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霜降

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Mandarin shuāng jiàng / shuang1 jiang4
Taiwan shuang chiang
Japanese shimofuri しもふり
Chinese Shuangjiang or Frost Descends, 18th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 23rd October-6th November
Japanese "frost descent" solar term (approx. Oct. 23); (noun/participle) (1) speckled with white; salt and pepper (colour, color); (2) (of fabric) created by intertwining white and coloured fibres; (3) (of beef) marbling; (4) (abbreviation) (of fish, chicken, shellfish, etc.) blanching by exposure to boiling and then icy water; (surname) Shimofuri

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Ice
Frost
bīng / bing1 / bing ping
Ice
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koori / koribīng / bing1 / bing ping
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