Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): meng4
a dream / to dream / to see visions / wishful thinking / wishful / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 68A6
GB2312-80 := C3CE

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 梦夢)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5922
Big5 := B9DA

瞢 meng4 meng2


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Cursive remnant 梦夢. From eyes 林苜 originally from eye brows above the eye and a man sleeping 冖勹 on a bed and moon 夕. Meaning dream.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35561 L35562 L35563 L18916 L18917 L18918

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J17965 J17966 J17967 J17968 J17969 J17970 J17971
J17972 J17973 J17974 J17975 J17976 J17977 J17978
J17979 J17980 J17981 J17982 J17983 J17984 J17985
J17986 J17987 J17988 J17989 J17990 J17991 J17992
J17993 J17994 J17995 J17996 J17997 J17998 J17999
J18000 J18001 J18002 J18003 J18004 J18005 J18006
J18007 J18008 J18009 J18010 J18011 J18012 J18013
J18014 J18015 J18016 J18017 J18018 J18019

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