Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): qi1
the number seven / alternate 柒

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E03
GB2312-80 := C6DF

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E03
Big5 := A443

七 qi1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 七. Originally looked like 十. Some say a modification of 乂 which meant to cut 切, which was pronounced like seven. Meaning seven.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L25769 L25770 L25771

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19909 B19910 B19911 B19912 B19913 B19914 B19915
B19916 B19917 B19918 B19919 B19920 B19921 B19922

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J29812 J29813 J29814 J29815 J29816 J29817 J29818
J29819 J29820 J29821

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