Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character:

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


(聲字部分):
利 li4

(有意部分):



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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)

S05107

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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