Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): li4
strength / force / power / ability / vigor / vigorously / earnestly / to do one's best

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 529B
GB2312-80 := C1A6

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 529B
Big5 := A44F

力 li4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 力. An arm with a muscle. Meaning strength.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L28759 L28760 L28761 L28762 L28763 L28764 L28765

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19044 B19045

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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