Chinese Etymology

This website will be updated in about a week
This is a link to how the new website will look

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)
PublicWeChat: 汉字叔叔讲故事

Chinese Etymology

Please donate so I can keep this information on line and updated. All information is free and without advertisements.
請捐款,這樣我就可以在線上保持提供, 和及時更新這些資料。這些資料是我免費提供的,而且没有廣告干擾。 (謝謝你)

您可以透過 支付寶 用當地銀行帳戶等方式捐款。我的帳戶是

Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): qing1
green / blue / black / green grass / not ripe / young / youth / youthful / the skin of bamboo / as in 蛋 青-the white of an egg / short for Tsinghai Province or Tsingtao / a Chinese family name / alternate 靑

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9752
GB2312-80 := C7E0

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9752
Big5 := AB43

青靑 qing1 井 jing3 (productive phonetic)


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.

Compound pictograph 青. From sprout *生 and phonetic 月井. Meaning green, or sometimes blue.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L33217 L10864 L10865 L10866 L10867 L10868 L10869
L10870 L10871 L10872 L10873 L10874 L10875 L10876
L10877 L10878 L10879 L10880 L10881

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B07734 B07735

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

Return to Home Page

Copyright (c) 2003, 2008, 2011, 2013 Richard Sears