Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): jia1
home / house / household / family / of a household / domestic / a specialist ( in any branch of art or science )

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := no simplified in GB
GB2312-80 := BCD2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := no traditional in B5
Big5 := AE61

家 jia1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From building 宀 and phonetic (also meaning pig) 豕. Meaning house. (note: 豕 pig used to live under the house which were on stilts).

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S05205 S05206

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L32438 L08793 L08794 L08795 L08796 L08797 L08798
L08799 L08800 L08801 L08802 L08803 L08804 L08805
L08806 L08807 L08808 L08809 L08810 L08811 L08774
L08775 L08776 L08777 L08778 L08779 L08780 L08781
L08782 L08783 L08784 L08785 L08786 L08787 L08788
L08789 L08790 L08791 L08792

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B11193 B11194 B11195 B11196 B11197 B11198 B11199
B11200 B11201 B11202 B11203 B11204 B11205 B11206
B11207 B11208 B11209 B11210 B11211 B11212 B11213
B11214 B11215 B11216 B11217 B11218 B11219 B11220
B11221 B11222 B11223 B11224 B11225 B11226 B11227

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J17437 J17438 J17439 J17440 J17441 J17442 J17443
J17444 J17445 J17446 J17447 J17448 J17449

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