Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): han4
[productive phonetic] / pestle

English Senses For (英文): an4
[productive phonetic] / pestle

English Senses For (英文): jian1
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): gan1
to offend / to oppose / to invade / to jam ( radio broadcasts, etc. ) / to interfere / to intervene / to concern / to involve / to seek / to beseech / the bank ( of a river, etc. ) / a shield / ( how ) many or much / a group / a stem / the Celestial Stems / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := no simplified in GB
GB2312-80 := B8C9

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := no traditional in B5
Big5 := A47A

干 gan1 han4 an4 jian1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.


Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31625 L31626 L05881 L05882 L05883 L05884 L05885
L05886 L05887 L05888 L05880

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B02774 B02775 B02776 B02777

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J04605 J04606 J04607 J04608 J04609 J04610 J04611
J26764 J26765 J26766 J26767 J26768 J26769 J26770
J26771 J26772 J26773 J26774 J26775 J26776 J26777
J26778 J26779 J26780 J26781 J26782 J26783 J26784
J26785 J26786 J26787 J26788 J26789 J26790 J26791
J26792 J26793 J26794 J26795

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