Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): li4
beautiful / elegant / fine / magnificent / to hang / same as儷-dual / double

English Senses For (英文): si1
[productive phonetic] / beautiful

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E3D
GB2312-80 := C0F6

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(deletion 丽(麗-鹿))

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9E97
Big5 := C452

麗 li4 si1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Deletion remnant 丽(t麗). From a deer 鹿 with horns 丽. Meaning beautiful.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字) - This character is not listed in the Shuowen

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L20068 L20069 L20070 L20071 L20072 L20073 L35841
L35842 L35843 L20067

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B14725 B14726 B14727

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J22447 J22448 J22449 J22450 J22451 J22452 J22453
J22454 J22455 J22456 J22457 J22458 J22459

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