Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zao4
to create / to make / to manufacture / to make / to produce / to make up / to invent / to manufacture / to build / to arrive at / to reach / ( law ) a party concerned in the suit / an era / a period / to institute

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9020
GB2312-80 := D4EC

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9020
Big5 := B379

造 zao4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From walking on a road 辶辵(彳止) and phonetic 告. Meaning to construct, like on the road.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36836 L36837 L36838 L36839 L36840 L36841 L36842
L36843 L36844 L36845 L23610 L23611 L23612 L23613
L23614 L23615 L23616 L23617 L23618 L23619 L23620
L23621 L23622 L23623

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B02062 B02063 B02064 B02065 B02066 B02067 B02068
B02069 B02070 B02071 B02072 B02073 B02074 B02075
B02076 B02077 B02078 B02079 B02080 B02081

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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