Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): han4
of the Han Dynasty (2 06 B.C.─2 20 A.D.) / of the Chinese people or language / a man / a fellow / name of a tributary of the Yangtze River

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6C49
GB2312-80 := BABA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(氵) left of (super cursive simplification 又堇)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6F22
Big5 := BA7E

暵(暵-日 D85B DC29) han2


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From water 氵水 and phonetic 又堇難. Meaning a river name.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36538 L36539 L36540 L36541 L36542 L36543 L36544
L36545 L36546 L36547 L36548 L36549 L36550 L36551
L36552 L36553 L36554 L36555 L36556 L36557 L36558
L22376 L22377 L22378 L22379 L22380 L22381 L22382
L22383 L22384 L22385 L22367 L22368 L22369 L22370
L22371 L22372 L22373 L22374 L22375

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B15503 B15504

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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