Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): gong1
a bow / bent / arching / arched / a measure of length ( equal to five Chinese feet )

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5F13
GB2312-80 := B9AD

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5F13
Big5 := A47D

弓 gong1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 弓. A bow. Meaning bow.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L00794 L00795 L00796 L00797 L00798 L00799 L00800

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B18040 B18041 B18042 B18043 B18044 B18045 B18046
B18047 B18048 B18049 B18050 B18051 B18052

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J27692 J27693 J27694 J27695 J27696 J27697 J27698

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