Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): dai4
a girdle / a sash / a belt / a band / a ribbon / a string / a tie / to wear ( a smile, sword, etc. ) / to bear / to take or bring along / to lead ( the way, troops, etc. ) / to head ( an army, etc. ) / a climatic zone

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5E26
GB2312-80 := B4F8

New! Simplification explanation under construction.


Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5E36
Big5 := B161

帶 dai4 (productive phonetic)


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

Enable XP for maximum Chinese

ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 带. A belt, sinching up a skirt 巾. Meaning belt.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36116 L36117 L36118 L36119 L36120 L36121 L36122
L36123 L36124 L20916 L20917 L20918 L20919 L20920
L20921 L20922 L20923 L20924 L20925

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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