Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): sheng4
a sage / sacred / holy

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5723
GB2312-80 := CAA5

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

((super cursive simplification 土(壬ting))(又(耳+口))(耳+呈actual)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8056
Big5 := B874

呈 cheng2 (壬 D844 DE3C) ting2 zheng1


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Super cursive remnant 圣聖. From a man standing on the earth 土王𡈼 (ting) not 壬(ren) and remnant 又 (from speaking 口 and being listened to with the ear 耳). Meaning sage. Note: remnant 又and 土.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L37137 L37138 L37139 L37140 L37141 L37142 L37143
L37144 L37145 L37146 L37147 L37148 L37149 L24357
L24358 L24359 L24360 L24361 L24362 L24363 L24364

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B16244 B16245 B16246 B16247 B16248 B16249 B16250
B16251 B16252 B16253 B16254 B16255 B16256 B16257
B16258 B16259 B16260 B16261

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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