Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): chun3
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): chun1
spring / the first of the four seasons / sensuality / lustful / lewd / pornographic / alive / vitality / living / joyful / youth / wine ( especially in the Tang Dynasty )

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6625
GB2312-80 := B4BA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6625
Big5 := AC4B

春 chun1 chun3 屯 tun2 zhun1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From sun or day 日 and remnant conglomerate * [ From plants 艹艸 and phonetic (also meaning sprout) 屯.]. Meaning spring.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31401 L31402 L31403 L31404 L31405 L31406 L05264
L05265 L05266 L05267 L05268 L05269 L05270 L05271
L05272 L05273 L05274 L05253 L05254 L05255 L05256
L05257 L05258 L05259 L05260 L05261 L05262 L05263

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B00825 B00826 B00827

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J01265 J01266 J01267 J01268 J01269 J01270 J01271
J01272 J01273 J01274 J01275 J01276 J01277 J01278
J01279 J01280 J01281 J01282 J01283 J01284 J01285
J01286 J01287 J01288 J01289 J01290 J01291 J01292
J01293 J01294 J01295 J01296 J01297 J01298 J01299
J01300 J01301 J01302 J01303 J01304 J01305 J01306
J01307 J01308 J01309 J01310 J01311 J01312 J01313
J01314 J01315 J01316 J01317 J01318 J01319 J01320
J01321 J01322 J01323

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