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): er4
two / second / twice

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E8C
GB2312-80 := B6FE

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E8C
Big5 := A447

二 er4 (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.

Primitive pictograph 二. Two marks indicating two.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L19175 L19176 L19177 L19178 L19179

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B18613 B18614 B18615 B18616 B18617 B18618 B18619
B18620 B18621 B18622 B18623 B18624 B18625 B18626
B18627 B18628 B18629 B18630 B18631 B18632 B18633

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J28182 J28183 J28184 J28185 J28186 J28187 J28188
J28189 J28190 J28191 J28192 J28193 J28194 J28195
J28196 J28197 J28198 J28199

Return to Home Page

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