Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): du2
to read / to attend school / to go to school, college, etc. / to study

English Senses For (英文): dou4
pauses in a sentence

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8BFB
GB2312-80 := B6C1

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(s讠言) left of (s卖賣)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8B80
Big5 := C5AA

賣 mai4 (du) 買 mai3


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

Enable XP for maximum Chinese

ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From speech 讠言 and phonetic 卖賣. Meaning to read.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L25160 L25161 L25162

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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