Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): li2
many / numerous / black / dark / the aborigines of Hainan / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9ECE
GB2312-80 := C0E8

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9ECE
Big5 := BEA4

利 li4


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):
履黏也從黍D855 DF62省聲D855 DF62古文利作履黏以黍米

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From grain 黍 and knife 刀. Original alternate for 利. Meaning a surname.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L30417 L30418 L30419 L02298 L02299 L02300 L02301
L02302 L02303 L02304 L02305 L02306 L02307 L02308

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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