Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): liu2
to remain / to stay / to be at a standstill / to ask somebody to stay / to detain / to obstruct / to keep / to delay / to leave / to preserve / to reserve

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7559
GB2312-80 := C1F4

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7559
Big5 := AF64

留畱 liu2 丣 you3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 留. From field 田 and phonetic 卯戼丣. Meaning to stay.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L33596 L33597 L33598 L11903 L11904 L11905 L11906

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B18875 B18876

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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