Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): wu3
five / fifth

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E94
GB2312-80 := CEE5

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E94
Big5 := A4AD

五 wu3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 五. {Sears: 二 top and botom bars for of beeds on the 5+2 abacus 㐅 the separation}. Meaning 5.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34450 L34451 L14821 L14822 L14823 L14824 L14825
L14826 L14827 L14828

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19855 B19856 B19857 B19858 B19859 B19860 B19861
B19862 B19863 B19864 B19865 B19866 B19867 B19868
B19869 B19870 B19871 B19872 B19873 B19874 B19875
B19876 B19877 B19878 B19879 B19880 B19881 B19882

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J29736 J29737 J29738 J29739 J29740 J29741 J29742
J29743 J29744 J29745 J29746 J29747 J29748 J29749
J29750 J29751 J29752 J29753 J29754 J29755 J29756
J29757 J29758 J29759 J29760 J29761 J29762 J29763
J29764 J29765 J29766 J29767 J29768 J29769 J29770
J29771 J29772 J29773 J29774 J29775 J29776 J29777
J29778 J29779 J29780 J29781

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