Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): sheng1
sound / voice / a tone / music / language / a tongue / reputation / fame / to make known

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 58F0
GB2312-80 := C9F9

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(deletion 声(聲-耳-殳))

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8072
Big5 := C16E

殸 qing4 声 qing4 sheng1


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Deletion remnant 声(t聲). From a hanging chime 声(磬) and hand indicating to be hit 殳 and heard with the ear 耳. (See 石). Meaning sound.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L33224 L10922 L10923 L10924 L10925 L10926 L10927
L10928 L10929

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters


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