Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): che3
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): duo1
how, what, etc. - in exclamatory statements

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 591A
GB2312-80 := B6E0

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 591A
Big5 := A668

多 duo1 che3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From double moon 夕 (one too many moons). Meaning much.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S04951 S04952

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L32370 L32371 L32372 L32373 L32374 L32375 L08439
L08440 L08441 L08442 L08443 L08444 L08445 L08446
L08447 L08448

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B10607 B10608 B10609 B10610 B10611 B10612 B10613
B10614 B10615 B10616 B10617 B10618 B10619 B10620
B10621 B10622 B10623 B10624 B10625 B10626 B10627
B10628 B10629 B10630 B10631 B10632 B10633 B10634
B10635 B10636 B10637 B10638

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J16682 J16683 J16684 J16685 J16686 J16687 J16688
J16689 J16690 J16691 J16692 J16693 J16694 J16695
J16696 J16697 J16698 J16699 J16700 J16701 J16702
J16703 J16704 J16705 J16706 J16707 J16708 J16709
J16710 J16711 J16712 J16713 J16714 J16715 J16716
J16717 J16718 J16719 J16720 J16721 J16722 J16723
J16724 J16725 J16726 J16727 J16728 J16729 J16730
J16731 J16732 J16733 J16734 J16735 J16736 J16737
J16738 J16739 J16740 J16741 J16742 J16743 J16744
J16745 J16746 J16747 J16748 J16749 J16750 J16751
J16752 J16753 J16754 J16755 J16756 J16757 J16758
J16759 J16760 J16761 J16762 J16763 J16764 J16765
J16766 J16767 J16768 J16769 J16770 J16771 J16772
J16773 J16774 J16775 J16776 J16777 J16778 J16779
J16780 J16781 J16782 J16783 J16784 J16785 J16786
J16787 J16788 J16789 J16790 J16791 J16792 J16793
J16794 J16795 J16796 J16797 J16798 J16799 J16800
J16801 J16802 J16803 J16804 J16805 J16806 J16807
J16808 J16809 J16810 J16811 J16812 J16813 J16814
J16815 J16816 J16817 J16818 J16819 J16820 J16821

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