Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): shu2
cooked or well-done (as opposed to raw) / prepared or processed / ripe (fruit) / to ripen / very familiar / well versed / experienced / conversant / careful or painstaking survey, study, inspection, etc. / deep or sound (sleep)

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 719F
GB2312-80 := CAEC

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 719F
Big5 := BCF4

孰 shu2


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From boiled 烹 and person cooking 丸. Meaning well cooked.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字) - This character is not listed in the Shuowen

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L25482 L25483

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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