Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): dao3
to guide / to lead / to instruct / to conduct to / to direct

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5BFC
GB2312-80 := B5BC

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 巳道) above (寸)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5C0E
Big5 := BEC9

道 dao4


History of Chinese Writing


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From hand 寸 and phonetic (also meaning path) 巳道. Meaning to direct.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34949 L34950 L34951 L16927 L16928 L16929 L16930
L16931 L16932 L16933

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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