Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): jiang3
to speak / to talk / to say / to pay particular attention to / to be particular about / to be elaborate about / to explain / to explicate / as far as something is concerned / when it comes to / as to / as regards / to have recourse to

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8BB2
GB2312-80 := BDB2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(cognate-phonetic substitution 井冓)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8B1B
Big5 := C1BF

冓 gou4 gou1


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From speech 讠言 and phonetic 井*. Meaning to explain.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35125 L35126 L17641 L17642

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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