Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): jin1
catty ( a unit of weight ) / an ax / discerning / keen in observation

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 65A4
GB2312-80 := BDEF

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 65A4
Big5 := A4E7

斤 jin1 (productive phonetic)


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

Enable XP for maximum Chinese

ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 斤. A hachet. Meaning hatchet.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L05078 L05079 L05080 L05081

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19464 B19465

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J29191 J29192

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