Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): bang1
to help / to assist / a gang / a group / a class / a fleet / the sides of a shoe or gutter / alternate 幇

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5E2E
GB2312-80 := B0EF

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(cognate-phonetic substitution 邦封) above (巾(帛-白))

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5E6B
Big5 := C0B0

封 feng1 丰 feng1


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Remnant 帮幫. From cloth 巾帛 and phonetic 邦封. Originally meaning upper part of a shoe.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字) - This character is not listed in the Shuowen

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L10196 L10197 L10198 L10199 L10200 L10201

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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