Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): qian1
thousand / many / numerous / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := no simplified in GB
GB2312-80 := C7A7

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := no traditional in B5
Big5 := A464

千 qian1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 千. One 一 person 人 because 千 was originally pronounced like 人. Meaning 1000.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31844 L06610 L06611 L06612 L06613 L06614 L06615
L06616 L06617 L06618 L06619 L06620 L06621

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B02897 B02898 B02899 B02900 B02901 B02902 B02903
B02904 B02905 B02906 B02907

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J04843 J04844 J04845 J04846 J04847 J04848 J04849

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