Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): qi3
to open / to begin / to start / to explain / to inform / to state / a letter / alternate 启

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 542F
GB2312-80 := C6F4

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 555F
Big5 := B1D2

启 qi3


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From door 户 and mouth outside 口. Meaning open.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34262 L34263

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B04526 B04527 B04528 B04529 B04530 B04531 B04532
B04533 B04534 B04535 B04536 B04537 B04538 B04539
B04540 B04541 B04542 B04543

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J06830 J06831 J06832 J06833 J06834 J06835 J06836
J06837 J06838 J06839 J06840 J06841 J06842 J06843
J06844 J06845 J06846 J06847 J06848 J06849 J06850
J06851 J06852 J06853 J06854 J06855 J06856 J06857
J06858 J06859 J06860 J06861 J06862 J06863 J06864
J06865 J06866 J06867 J06868 J06869 J06870 J06871
J06872 J06873 J06874 J06875 J06876 J06877 J06878
J06879 J06880 J06881 J06882 J06883 J06884 J06885
J06886 J06887 J06888 J06889 J06890 J06891 J06892
J06893 J06894 J06895 J06896 J06897 J06898 J06899
J06900 J06901 J06902 J06903 J06904 J06905 J06906
J06907 J06908 J06909 J06910 J06911 J06912 J06913
J06914 J06915 J06916 J06917 J06918 J06919

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