Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): wu1
a wizard or witch / witchcraft / sorcery / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5DEB
GB2312-80 := CED7

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5DEB
Big5 := A7C5

巫 wu1 (productive phonetic)


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

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Chinese Equivalent Websites

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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 巫(工人). Original symbol unclear. Meaning shamans.*

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S03475 S03476

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L30924 L03709 L03710 L03711 L03712 L03713 L03714
L03715 L03716 L03717

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters


Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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