Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): sha1
to kill / to put to death / to slaughter / to destroy / exceedingly / extremely / to weaken / to deflate / to fight

English Senses For (英文): shai4
to degrade / to decline / to diminish / to abate

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6740
GB2312-80 := C9B1

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(deletion 杀(殺-殳))

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6BBA
Big5 := B1FE

杀 sha1 sa4 shai4


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New! etymology explanation under construction.

Augmented pictograph 杀. Deletion remnant 杀殺. From hand 殳 and Augmentation 乂 (cutting) of grain 禾. Meaning to kill.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S02258 S02259 S02260 S02261

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L37789 L37790 L37791 L37792 L37793 L26500 L26501
L26502 L26503 L26504 L26505 L26506 L26507 L26508
L26509 L26510 L26511 L26512 L26513 L26514 L26515

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters


Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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