Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): wan4
ten thousand / all / omni- / a very great number / myriad / very / extremely / absolutely / name of an ancient dance / a Chinese family name / alternate 万

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E07
GB2312-80 := CDF2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 万萬)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 842C
Big5 := B855

萬万 wan4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 万萬. A scorpion later meaning 10,000.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36641 L36642 L36643 L36644 L36645 L36646 L36647
L36648 L36649 L36650 L36651 L36652 L36653 L36654
L36655 L22757 L22758 L22759 L22760 L22761 L22762
L22763 L22764 L22765 L22766 L22767 L22768 L22769
L22770 L22771 L22772 L22773 L22774 L22775 L22776
L22734 L22735 L22736 L22737 L22738 L22739 L22740
L22741 L22742 L22743 L22744 L22745 L22746 L22747
L22748 L22749 L22750 L22751 L22752 L22753 L22754
L22755 L22756

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19965 B19966 B19967 B19968 B19969 B19970 B19971
B19972 B19973 B19974 B19975 B19976 B19977 B19978
B19979 B19980 B19981 B19982 B19983 B19984 B19985
B19986 B19987 B19988 B19989 B19990 B19991 B19992
B19993 B19994 B19995 B19996 B19997 B19998 B19999
B20000 B20001 B20002 B20003 B20004 B20005 B20006
B20007 B20008 B20009 B20010 B20011 B20012 B20013
B20014 B20015 B20016 B20017 B20018 B20019 B20020
B20021 B20022 B20023 B20024 B20025 B20026 B20027
B20028 B20029 B20030 B20031 B20032 B20033 B20034
B20035 B20036 B20037 B20038 B20039 B20040 B20041
B20042 B20043 B20044 B20045 B20046 B20047 B20048
B20049 B20050 B20051 B20052 B20053 B20054 B20055
B20056 B20057 B20058 B20059 B20060 B20061 B20062
B20063 B20064 B20065 B20066 B20067 B20068 B20069
B20070 B20071 B20072 B20073 B20074 B20075 B20076
B20077 B20078 B20079 B20080 B20081 B20082 B20083
B20084 B20085 B20086 B20087 B20088 B20089 B20090
B20091 B20092 B20093 B20094 B20095 B20096 B20097
B20098 B20099 B20100 B20101 B20102 B20103 B20104
B20105 B20106 B20107 B20108 B20109 B20110 B20111
B20112 B20113 B20114 B20115 B20116 B20117 B20118
B20119 B20120 B20121 B20122 B20123 B20124 B20125
B20126 B20127 B20128 B20129 B20130 B20131 B20132
B20133 B20134 B20135 B20136 B20137 B20138 B20139
B20140 B20141 B20142 B20143 B20144 B20145 B20146
B20147 B20148 B20149 B20150 B20151 B20152 B20153
B20154 B20155 B20156 B20157 B20158 B20159 B20160
B20161 B20162 B20163 B20164 B20165 B20166 B20167
B20168 B20169 B20170 B20171 B20172 B20173 B20174
B20175 B20176

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J29852 J29853 J29854 J29855 J29856

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