Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): nian2
a year / one's age / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5E74
GB2312-80 := C4EA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5E74
Big5 := A67E



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 年. A harvist of grain 禾 and phonetic (also man carrying the grain) 人 . Original meaning year end harvist. Meaning year.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31906 L31907 L31908 L31909 L31910 L31911 L31912
L31913 L31914 L31915 L31916 L31917 L31918 L31919
L31920 L31921 L31922 L31923 L31924 L31925 L31926
L31927 L31928 L31929 L31930 L31931 L31932 L31933
L31934 L31935 L31936 L31937 L31938 L31939 L31940
L31941 L31942 L06802 L06803 L06804 L06805 L06806
L06807 L06808 L06809 L06810 L06811 L06812 L06813
L06760 L06761 L06762 L06763 L06764 L06765 L06766
L06767 L06768 L06769 L06770 L06771 L06772 L06773
L06774 L06775 L06776 L06777 L06778 L06779 L06780
L06781 L06782 L06783 L06784 L06785 L06786 L06787
L06788 L06789 L06790 L06791 L06792 L06793 L06794
L06795 L06796 L06797 L06798 L06799 L06800 L06801

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B11000 B11001 B11002 B11003 B11004 B11005 B11006
B11007 B11008 B11009 B11010 B11011 B11012 B11013
B11014 B11015 B11016 B11017 B11018 B11019 B11020
B11021 B11022 B11023 B11024 B11025 B11026 B11027
B11028 B11029 B11030 B11031 B11032 B11033 B11034
B11035 B11036 B11037 B11038 B11039 B11040 B11041
B11042 B11043 B11044 B11045 B11046 B11047 B11048
B11049 B11050 B11051 B11052 B11053 B11054 B11055
B11056 B11057 B11058 B11059 B11060 B11061 B11062
B11063 B11064 B11065 B11066 B11067 B11068 B11069
B11070 B11071 B11072 B11073 B11074 B11075 B11076
B11077 B11078 B11079 B11080 B11081 B11082 B11083
B11084 B11085 B11086 B11087 B11088 B11089 B11090
B11091 B11092 B11093 B11094 B11095 B11096 B11097
B11098 B11099 B11100 B11101 B11102 B11103 B11104
B11105 B11106 B11107 B11108 B11109 B11110 B11111
B11112 B11113 B11114 B11115 B11116 B11117 B11118
B11119 B11120 B11121 B11122 B11123 B11124 B11125
B11126 B11127 B11128 B11129 B11130 B11131 B11132
B11133 B11134 B11135 B11136 B11137 B11138 B11139
B11140 B11141

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J17117 J17118 J17119 J17120 J17121 J17122 J17123
J17124 J17125 J17126 J17127 J17128 J17129 J17130
J17131 J17132 J17133 J17134 J17135 J17136 J17137
J17138 J17139 J17140 J17141 J17142 J17143 J17144
J17145 J17146 J17147 J17148 J17149 J17150 J17151
J17152 J17153 J17154 J17155 J17156 J17157 J17158
J17159 J17160 J17161 J17162 J17163 J17164 J17165
J17166 J17167 J17168 J17169 J17170 J17171 J17172
J17173 J17174 J17175 J17176 J17177 J17178 J17179
J17180 J17181 J17182 J17183 J17184 J17185 J17186
J17187 J17188 J17189 J17190 J17191 J17192 J17193
J17194 J17195 J17196 J17197 J17198 J17199 J17200
J17201 J17202 J17203 J17204 J17205 J17206 J17207
J17208 J17209 J17210 J17211 J17212 J17213 J17214
J17215 J17216 J17217 J17218 J17219 J17220 J17221
J17222 J17223 J17224 J17225 J17226 J17227 J17228
J17229 J17230 J17231 J17232 J17233 J17234 J17235
J17236 J17237 J17238

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