Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): si4
four / fourth / all around

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 56DB
GB2312-80 := CBC4

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 56DB
Big5 := A57C

四 si4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 四. Unknown origin. Originally 4 strokes. Meaning four.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35609 L19190 L19191 L19192 L19193 L19194 L19195
L19196 L19197 L19198

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19793 B19794 B19795 B19796 B19797 B19798 B19799
B19800 B19801 B19802 B19803 B19804 B19805 B19806
B19807 B19808 B19809 B19810 B19811 B19812 B19813
B19814 B19815 B19816 B19817 B19818 B19819 B19820
B19821 B19822 B19823 B19824 B19825

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J29610 J29611 J29612 J29613 J29614 J29615 J29616
J29617 J29618 J29619 J29620 J29621 J29622 J29623
J29624 J29625

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