Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): jia4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): jia3
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): jia1
plus / to add / to increase / to augment / to append

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 52A0
GB2312-80 := BCD3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 52A0
Big5 := A55B

加 jia1 jia4 jia3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From strength 力 and mouth (talking) 口. Meaning to increase.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L08758 L08759 L08760 L08761 L08762 L08763 L08764
L08765 L08766 L08767

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19055 B19056 B19057

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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