Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): hua4
to unify / to lay boundaries / to draw a line / to mark / to delineate / to plan or design / to set aside / to divide / a stroke ( of a Chinese character )

English Senses For (英文): hua2
to cut

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5212
GB2312-80 := BBAE

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(刂) left of (pcs畫戈)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5283
Big5 := B9BA

畫畵画 hua4


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

Enable XP for maximum Chinese

ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.


Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S02221 S03185

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L27967 L27968 L27969

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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