Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): yi4
different / difference / peculiar / extraordinary / unusual / strange / uncommon / foreign / unfamiliar / unknown / to marvel / to wonder / to separate

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5F02
GB2312-80 := D2EC

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7570
Big5 := B2A7

異 yi4 (productive phonetic)


History of Chinese Writing


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 異. From remnant mask 田 and remnant man with hands 共. Meaning different. (as in with a mask)

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35665 L35666 L35667 L35668 L35669 L35670 L35671
L35672 L35673 L19359 L19360 L19361 L19362 L19363
L19364 L19365 L19366 L19367 L19368 L19369 L19370
L19371 L19372 L19373 L19374 L19375 L19376

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B03473 B03474 B03475 B03476 B03477 B03478 B03479

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J05229 J05230 J05231 J05232 J05233 J05234 J05235
J05236 J05237 J05238 J05239 J05240 J05241 J05242
J05243 J05244 J05245 J05246 J05247 J05248 J05249

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