Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): ni2
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): er
a child / a baby / a son / referring to oneself when addressing parents / As a particle after noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, and verb, 兒 is pronounced ( ㄦ )

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 513F
GB2312-80 := B6F9

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(deletion 儿兒)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5152
Big5 := A8E0

兒 er ni2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 儿兒. A child with up-raised hands.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L30087 L30088 L30089 L30090 L30091 L01143 L01144
L01145 L01146 L01147 L01148 L01149 L01150 L01151

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B13458 B13459 B13460 B13461 B13462 B13463 B13464
B13465 B13466 B13467

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J20471 J20472 J20473 J20474 J20475 J20476 J20477
J20478 J20479 J20480 J20481 J20482 J20483 J20484
J20485 J20486 J20487 J20488 J20489 J20490 J20491
J20492 J20493 J20494 J20495 J20496 J20497 J20498
J20499 J20500 J20501 J20502 J20503 J20504 J20505
J20506 J20507 J20508 J20509 J20510 J20511 J20512
J20513 J20514 J20515 J20516 J20517 J20518 J20519

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