Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): fu2
left half or road 行

English Senses For (英文): chi4
left half of 行 road

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5F73
GB2312-80 := E1DC

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5F73
Big5 := C94C



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

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.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L28316 L28317

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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