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Character: 彳English Senses For (英文): fu2
left half or road 行
English Senses For (英文): chi4
left half of 行 road
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Originally 行 was a crossroad, somtimes indicated by the left half 彳or the right half 亍. It indicates motion, or something seen on the street or in public.
New! etymology explanation under construction.
Primitive pictograph 彳. Half of the intersection of a road 行. 彳 means to move. Meaning used as a character component to mean motion.
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