Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character:

Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): wai4
out / outside / foreign / alien / diplomatic / diplomacy / besides / in addition / a term referring to one's husband / a role in Chinese opera for old men / to alienate / on wife's or mother's side / relatives of one's sisters or daughters

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5916
GB2312-80 := CDE2


New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5916
Big5 := A57E


(聲字部分):
none

(有意部分):



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):
古文外

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From moon 夕 and to cast your fortune 卜. Meaning outside. (probably meaning something outside of this world)



Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S04945 S04946

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36182 L36183 L36184 L36185 L36186 L36187 L36188
L36189 L36190 L36191 L21082 L21083 L21084 L21085
L21086 L21087 L21088 L21089 L21090 L21091 L21092

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B10561 B10562 B10563 B10564 B10565 B10566 B10567
B10568 B10569

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J16675 J16676 J16677 J16678

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