Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)
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Character:

Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): suan4
to count / to figure / to reckon / to compute / to calculate / to plan / to scheme / to infer / to guess / to foretell / to regard / to consider / to deem / to count / to be of importance / to be of consequence / to matter / a Chinese family name / alternate 筭

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7B97
GB2312-80 := CBE3


New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7B97
Big5 := BAE2


(聲字部分):
算筭 suan4 (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):
數也從竹從具讀若筭

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From bamboo 竹 and jade beads 目玉 being manipulated by tha hands 共 originally an abacus.



Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S03439


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) This character is not listed in LST


Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known


Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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