Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): hui1
ashes / dust / lime / grey (color) / disheartened / disappointed or discouraged / (now rarely) to break into tiny pieces or particles

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7070
GB2312-80 := BBD2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7070
Big5 := A6C7

灰 hui1 又 you4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Cursive remnant 灰. From right hand 厂又 and fire 火 (fire that can be touched). Meaning ashes.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L03966 L03967

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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