Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): gua3
[productive phonetic] / bone / alternate 冎

English Senses For (英文): wo1
[rare pronunciation] / alternate 冎

English Senses For (英文): guo1
[rare pronunciation] / alternate 冎

English Senses For (英文): wai1
[rare pronunciation]

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5459
GB2312-80 := DFC3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 呙咼)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 54BC
Big5 := CE4A

咼 gua3 wo1 guo1 wai1 冎 gua3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Cursive remnant 呙咼. From bone primitive 冎 and mouth 口 (indicating same pronunciation). Meaning bone.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L17283 L17284 L17285

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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