Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): gu4
name of an ancient state / name of an ancient sage / same as隔

English Senses For (英文): hao2
[productive phonetic] / alarm noise

English Senses For (英文): gao4
to tell / to inform / to report / to accuse

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 544A
GB2312-80 := B8E6

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 544A
Big5 := A769

告 gao4 gu4 hao2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From phonetic (xiamen dialect) cow (who makes a noise) 牛 and mouth 口. Meaning to tell.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L23537 L23538 L23539 L23540 L23541 L23542 L23543

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B01167 B01168 B01169 B01170 B01171 B01172 B01173
B01174 B01175 B01176 B01177 B01178 B01179 B01180
B01181 B01182 B01183 B01184 B01185 B01186 B01187
B01188 B01189 B01190

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J01951 J01952 J01953 J01954 J01955 J01956 J01957
J01958 J01959 J01960 J01961 J01962 J01963 J01964
J01965 J01966 J01967 J01968 J01969 J01970 J01971
J01972 J01973 J01974 J01975 J01976 J01977 J01978
J01979 J01980 J01981 J01982 J01983 J01984 J01985
J01986 J01987 J01988 J01989 J01990 J01991 J01992
J01993 J01994 J01995 J01996 J01997 J01998 J01999
J02000 J02001 J02002 J02003 J02004 J02005 J02006
J02007 J02008 J02009 J02010 J02011 J02012 J02013
J02014 J02015 J02016 J02017 J02018 J02019 J02020
J02021 J02022 J02023 J02024 J02025 J02026 J02027
J02028 J02029 J02030 J02031 J02032 J02033 J02034
J02035 J02036 J02037 J02038 J02039 J02040 J02041
J02042 J02043 J02044 J02045 J02046 J02047 J02048
J02049 J02050 J02051 J02052 J02053 J02054 J02055
J02056 J02057 J02058 J02059 J02060 J02061 J02062
J02063 J02064 J02065 J02066 J02067 J02068 J02069
J02070 J02071 J02072 J02073 J02074 J02075 J02076
J02077 J02078 J02079 J02080 J02081 J02082 J02083
J02084 J02085 J02086 J02087 J02088 J02089 J02090
J02091 J02092 J02093 J02094 J02095 J02096 J02097

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