Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): can1
a meal / to eat / food

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9910
GB2312-80 := B2CD

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9910
Big5 := C05C

(歺又 D84E DDBC) can2


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):
吞也從食D84E DDBC聲

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From to eat 食 bones 歹(𣦵) with the hand 又. Meaning to eat.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L06351 L06352

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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