Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): xin4
honesty / truthfulness / faith / confidence / trust / believing / true / to believe or trust / an envoy / an emissary / a messenger / news / a message / information / word / a letter / mail / credentials / evidence / a pledge / a token / a sign / to let ( others do what they choose ) / free / easy / aimless / at will / at random / without a plan / regular periodical appearance

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4FE1
GB2312-80 := D0C5

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4FE1
Big5 := AB48



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From person 亻人 and phonetic 言. Meaning to trust.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S01702 S01703

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36438 L36439 L36440 L36441 L36442 L21999 L22000
L22001 L22002 L22003 L22004 L22005 L22006 L22007
L22008 L22009 L22010 L22011 L22012 L22013 L22014
L22015 L22016 L22017 L22018 L22019 L22020 L22021
L22022 L22023 L22024

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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