Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character:

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


(聲字部分):
灰 hui1 又 you4 (productive phonetic)

(有意部分):



History of Chinese Writing

中國文字的歷史

Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

Enable XP for maximum Chinese

ShuoWen: (說文解字):
死火餘**也從火從又又手也火既滅可以執持

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)

S07296

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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