Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zeng1
older or younger by three generations / a Chinese family name

English Senses For (英文): ceng2
ever / once

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 66FE
GB2312-80 := D4F8

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 66FE
Big5 := B4BF

曾 zeng1 ceng2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From to speak 曰 and Augmentation stroke (meaning to release) 八 and phonetic (window) 𡆧. Meaning the past.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L33511 L33512 L33513 L11524 L11525 L11526 L11527
L11528 L11529 L11530 L11531 L11532

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B00959 B00960 B00961 B00962 B00963 B00964 B00965
B00966 B00967 B00968 B00969 B00970 B00971 B00972
B00973 B00974 B00975 B00976 B00977 B00978 B00979

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J01426 J01427 J01428

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