Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): tian1
the sky / the heavens / the vault of heavens / the firmament / Nature / God / Heaven / nature / natural / not artificial / a day / seasons / climates / weather / father or husband / something indispensable / necessities

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5929
GB2312-80 := CCEC

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5929
Big5 := A4D1

天 tian1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Augmented pictograph 天. Augmentation 一 (head) to person 大. Meaning sky.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31836 L31837 L31838 L31839 L31840 L31841 L31842
L31843 L06599 L06600 L06601 L06602 L06603 L06604
L06605 L06606 L06607 L06608 L06581 L06582 L06583
L06584 L06585 L06586 L06587 L06588 L06589 L06590
L06591 L06592 L06593 L06594 L06595 L06596 L06597

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B00054 B00055 B00056 B00057 B00058 B00059 B00060
B00061 B00062 B00063 B00064 B00065 B00066 B00067
B00068 B00069 B00070 B00071 B00072 B00073 B00074
B00075 B00076 B00077 B00078 B00079 B00080 B00081
B00082 B00083 B00084 B00085 B00086 B00087 B00088
B00089 B00090 B00091 B00092 B00093 B00094 B00095
B00096 B00097 B00098 B00099 B00100 B00101 B00102
B00103 B00104 B00105

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J00015 J00016 J00017 J00018 J00019 J00020 J00021
J00022 J00023

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