Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): dian3
a dot / a spot / a speck / a point / a drop / a small amount / a little / snacks / refreshments / hours / to dot / to mark / to instruct / to teach / to check / to examine / to investigate / to review / to light / to ignite / to select / to pick out / to nod (the head) / to touch / to point at

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 70B9
GB2312-80 := B5E3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(deletion 占(點-黑))

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9EDE
Big5 := C249

占 zhan1 zhan4 tie1


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

Enable XP for maximum Chinese

ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Deletion remnant 点(t點). From black 灬黑 and phonetic 占. Meaning black dot.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35513 L18828

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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