Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): shi4
an affair / a matter / business / a job / an occupation / a task / a service / duties / functions / a subject / to serve / to attend / to manage a business

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E8B
GB2312-80 := CAC2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E8B
Big5 := A8C6



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 事. A hand 又 writing down what is said 口. Meaning business, which is written down. See 史吏

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35597 L35598 L35599 L35600 L35601 L35602 L35603
L19161 L19162 L19163 L19164 L19165 L19166 L19167
L19168 L19169 L19170 L19171 L19172 L19173 L19174

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B04254 B04255 B04256 B04257 B04258 B04259 B04260
B04261 B04262 B04263 B04264 B04265 B04266 B04267
B04268 B04269 B04270 B04271 B04272 B04273 B04274
B04275 B04276 B04277 B04278 B04279 B04280 B04281
B04282 B04283 B04284 B04285 B04286 B04287 B04288
B04289 B04290 B04291 B04292 B04293 B04294 B04295
B04296 B04297 B04298 B04299 B04300 B04301 B04302
B04303 B04304 B04305 B04306 B04307 B04308 B04309
B04310 B04311 B04312 B04313 B04314 B04315 B04316
B04317 B04318 B04319 B04320 B04321 B04322 B04323
B04324 B04325 B04326 B04327 B04328 B04329 B04330
B04331 B04332 B04333 B04334

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J06324 J06325 J06326 J06327 J06328 J06329 J06330
J06331 J06332 J06333 J06334 J06335 J06336 J06337
J06338 J06339 J06340 J06341 J06342 J06343 J06344
J06345 J06346 J06347 J06348 J06349 J06350 J06351
J06352 J06353 J06354 J06355 J06356 J06357 J06358
J06359 J06360 J06361 J06362 J06363 J06364 J06365
J06366 J06367 J06368 J06369 J06370 J06371 J06372
J06373 J06374 J06375 J06376 J06377 J06378 J06379
J06380 J06381 J06382 J06383 J06384 J06385 J06386
J06387 J06388 J06389 J06390 J06391 J06392 J06393
J06394 J06395 J06396 J06397 J06398 J06399 J06400
J06401 J06402 J06403 J06404 J06405 J06406 J06407
J06408 J06409 J06410 J06411 J06412

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