Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): bu4
a pace / a step / to walk / on foot / situation / state / degree / banks of rivers, ponds, etc. / fortune / doom / a unit of length in ancient China of about 5.5feet / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6B65
GB2312-80 := B2BD

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6B65
Big5 := A842



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

之止夊久步夂廴癶舛足走辵辶韋韦 all have feet in them. One or Two, pointing up, down, right or left. (They all have to do with motion, see 步)

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 步. Two feet 止. Meaning to walk.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35992 L35993 L35994 L35995 L35996 L35997 L35998
L35999 L20603 L20604 L20605 L20606 L20607 L20608
L20609 L20610

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B01847 B01848 B01849 B01850

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J03032 J03033 J03034 J03035 J03036 J03037 J03038
J03039 J03040 J03041 J03042 J03043 J03044 J03045
J03046 J03047 J03048 J03049 J03050 J03051 J03052
J03053 J03054 J03055 J03056 J03057 J03058 J03059
J03060 J03061 J03062 J03063 J03064 J03065 J03066
J03067 J03068 J03069 J03070 J03071 J03072 J03073
J03074 J03075 J03076 J03077 J03078 J03079 J03080
J03081 J03082 J03083 J03084 J03085 J03086 J03087
J03088 J03089 J03090 J03091 J03092 J03093 J03094
J03095 J03096 J03097 J03098 J03099 J03100 J03101
J03102 J03103 J03104 J03105 J03106 J03107 J03108
J03109 J03110 J03111 J03112 J03113 J03114 J03115
J03116 J03117 J03118 J03119 J03120 J03121 J03122

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