Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): wo3
I / me / my / we / our / us / self

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6211
GB2312-80 := CED2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6211
Big5 := A7DA

我 wo3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

The character for "I" was originally a rake 耙,borrowed for its pronunciation.

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 我. A rake. Borrowed for sound. Meaning I.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S09418 S09419

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34960 L34961 L34962 L16973 L16974 L16975 L16976
L16977 L16978 L16979 L16980 L16981 L16982 L16983
L16984 L16985 L16986 L16987 L16988 L16989 L16990
L16991 L16992 L16993 L16994 L16995 L16996 L16997

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B17602 B17603 B17604 B17605 B17606 B17607 B17608
B17609 B17610 B17611 B17612 B17613 B17614 B17615
B17616 B17617 B17618 B17619 B17620 B17621 B17622
B17623 B17624 B17625 B17626 B17627 B17628 B17629
B17630 B17631 B17632 B17633 B17634 B17635 B17636
B17637 B17638 B17639 B17640 B17641 B17642 B17643
B17644 B17645

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J27165 J27166 J27167 J27168 J27169 J27170 J27171
J27172 J27173 J27174 J27175 J27176 J27177 J27178
J27179 J27180 J27181 J27182 J27183 J27184 J27185
J27186 J27187 J27188 J27189 J27190 J27191 J27192
J27193 J27194 J27195 J27196 J27197 J27198 J27199
J27200 J27201 J27202 J27203 J27204 J27205 J27206
J27207 J27208 J27209 J27210 J27211 J27212 J27213
J27214 J27215 J27216 J27217 J27218 J27219 J27220
J27221 J27222 J27223 J27224 J27225 J27226 J27227
J27228 J27229 J27230 J27231 J27232 J27233 J27234
J27235 J27236 J27237 J27238 J27239 J27240 J27241
J27242 J27243 J27244 J27245 J27246 J27247 J27248
J27249 J27250 J27251 J27252 J27253 J27254 J27255
J27256 J27257 J27258 J27259 J27260 J27261 J27262
J27263 J27264 J27265 J27266 J27267 J27268 J27269
J27270 J27271 J27272 J27273 J27274 J27275 J27276
J27277 J27278 J27279 J27280 J27281 J27282 J27283
J27284 J27285 J27286 J27287 J27288 J27289 J27290
J27291 J27292 J27293 J27294 J27295 J27296 J27297
J27298 J27299 J27300 J27301 J27302 J27303 J27304
J27305 J27306

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