Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): guan1
to shut / to close / a frontier pass or checkpoint / the bar across the door / a customs house / a customs barrier / a key point / a turning point / related / relationship / to involve / to concern / to negotiate / to between / to draw ( money, or pay ) / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5173
GB2312-80 := B9D8

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(character substitution 关關,関)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 95DC
Big5 := C3F6

(聨-耳 D848 DDC5) guan1 丱 guan4


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Super cursive remnant 关關. From gate 门門 and phonetic 𢇂. Meaning frontier pass. *

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字) - This character is not listed in the Shuowen

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31725 L31726 L31727 L31728 L31729 L31730 L31731
L06214 L06215 L06216 L06217 L06218 L06219 L06220
L06221 L06222 L06223 L06224 L06225

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B16225 B16226 B16227 B16228

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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