Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): ge2
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): qia4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): he2
to combine / to unite / to gather / to collect / to close / to shut / to suit

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := no simplified in GB
GB2312-80 := BACF

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := no traditional in B5
Big5 := A658

合 he2 ge2 qia4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From inverted mouth 亼 and mouth 口, two people talking. Meaning united.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L38551 L38552 L29189 L29190

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B08001 B08002 B08003

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J12834 J12835

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