Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): nü4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): ru3
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): nü3
a daughter / a girl / a maiden / a lady / a woman / a female / name of one of the 2 8 constellations

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5973
GB2312-80 := C5AE

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5973
Big5 := A46B

女 nu3 nu4 ru3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 女. Womans brests (some think it is a womans hands). Meaning woman. See 母

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34372 L34373 L34374 L34375 L34376 L34377 L34378
L14533 L14534 L14535 L14536 L14537 L14538 L14539
L14540 L14541 L14542 L14543 L14544 L14545 L14546
L14547 L14548 L14549 L14550 L14551 L14552 L14553
L14531 L14532

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B16530 B16531 B16532 B16533 B16534 B16535 B16536
B16537 B16538 B16539 B16540 B16541 B16542 B16543
B16544 B16545 B16546 B16547 B16548 B16549 B16550
B16551 B16552 B16553 B16554 B16555 B16556 B16557
B16558 B16559 B16560 B16561 B16562 B16563 B16564
B16565 B16566 B16567 B16568 B16569 B16570 B16571
B16572 B16573 B16574 B16575 B16576 B16577 B16578
B16579 B16580 B16581 B16582 B16583 B16584 B16585
B16586 B16587 B16588 B16589 B16590 B16591 B16592
B16593 B16594 B16595 B16596 B16597 B16598 B16599
B16600 B16601 B16602 B16603 B16604 B16605 B16606

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J25986 J25987 J25988 J25989 J25990 J25991 J25992
J25993 J25994 J25995 J25996 J25997 J25998 J25999
J26000 J26001 J26002 J26003 J26004 J26005 J26006
J26007 J26008 J26009 J26010 J26011 J26012 J26013
J26014 J26015 J26016 J26017 J26018 J26019

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