Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): tu3
earth / soil / land / territory / domain / local / native / indigenous / unrefined / unenlightened / rustic / countrified / opium / an abbreviation for Turkey

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 571F
GB2312-80 := CDC1

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 571F
Big5 := A467

土 tu3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

Earth, dirt and land is represented by the clay on a potters wheel.

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 土. A potters wheel. Abstract meaning earth.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34393 L34394 L14619 L14620 L14621 L14622 L14623

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B18654 B18655 B18656 B18657 B18658 B18659 B18660
B18661 B18662 B18663 B18664 B18665 B18666 B18667
B18668 B18669 B18670 B18671 B18672 B18673 B18674
B18675 B18676 B18677 B18678 B18679 B18680

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J28285 J28286 J28287 J28288 J28289 J28290 J28291
J28292 J28293 J28294 J28295 J28296 J28297 J28298
J28299 J28300 J28301 J28302 J28303 J28304 J28305
J28306 J28307 J28308 J28309 J28310 J28311 J28312
J28313 J28314 J28315 J28316 J28317 J28318 J28319
J28320 J28321 J28322 J28323 J28324 J28325 J28326
J28327 J28328 J28329 J28330 J28331 J28332 J28333
J28334 J28335 J28336 J28337 J28338 J28339 J28340
J28341 J28342 J28343 J28344 J28345 J28346 J28347
J28348 J28349 J28350 J28351 J28352 J28353 J28354
J28355 J28356 J28357 J28358 J28359 J28360 J28361
J28362 J28363 J28364 J28365 J28366 J28367 J28368
J28369 J28370 J28371 J28372 J28373 J28374 J28375
J28376 J28377 J28378 J28379 J28380 J28381 J28382
J28383 J28384 J28385 J28386 J28387 J28388 J28389
J28390 J28391 J28392 J28393 J28394

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