Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): bi3
a writing brush / a pen / a pencil / writer's skill or style / to write / a stroke / a touch / a unit of amount / ( formerly prose / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7B14
GB2312-80 := B1CA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(竹) above (ccs毛聿)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7B46
Big5 := B5A7

聿 yu4


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Substitution remnant 笔筆. From bamboo 竹 and hair 毛 for hand with brush 聿. Meaning a brush.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L25823 L25824

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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