Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): lu4
a way / a road / a path / a sort / a kind / a gang / a way / means / directions / courses / province ( an administrative division during the Sung Dynasty ) / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8DEF
GB2312-80 := C2B7

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8DEF
Big5 := B8F4

路 lu3 lu4 各 ge4 ge3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From leg 足 and phonetic 各. Meaning road.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36018 L36019 L36020 L36021 L36022 L20689 L20690
L20691 L20692 L20693 L20694 L20695 L20688

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters


Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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