Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): ce4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): ze2
a law / a rule / a regulation / a standard / a norm / a criterion / a particle indicating consequence ( usually used after a supposition ) or a reason / a numerary particle used before news reports, advertisements, etc. / but / however / to imitate / to follow

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5219
GB2312-80 := D4F2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(刂) left of (B008贝貝)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5247
Big5 := AB68

則 ce4 ze2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From cowry 贝貝 and knife 刀. Meaning rule. (seperating the cowries with a knife)

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L38490 L38491 L38492 L38493 L38494 L38495 L38496
L38497 L28982 L28983 L28984 L28985 L28986 L28987

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B06316 B06317 B06318 B06319 B06320 B06321 B06322
B06323 B06324 B06325 B06326 B06327 B06328 B06329
B06330 B06331 B06332 B06333 B06334 B06335 B06336
B06337 B06338 B06339 B06340 B06341 B06342 B06343
B06344 B06345

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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