Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): xin1
new / fresh / novel / beginning / starting / modern / recent / the prefix " neo "

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 65B0
GB2312-80 := D0C2

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 65B0
Big5 := B773

新 xin1 (亲 qin1 辛 xin1) 斤 jin1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From new 亲 (from tree 木 and phonetic 辛) and phonetic 斤. Meaning new.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31223 L31224 L31225 L31226 L31227 L31228 L31229
L31230 L04668 L04669 L04670 L04671 L04672 L04673
L04674 L04675 L04676 L04677 L04678 L04679 L04680

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19485 B19486 B19487 B19488 B19489 B19490 B19491
B19492 B19493 B19494 B19495 B19496 B19497 B19498
B19499 B19500 B19501 B19502 B19503 B19504 B19505
B19506 B19507 B19508 B19509 B19510 B19511

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J29203 J29204 J29205 J29206 J29207 J29208 J29209
J29210 J29211 J29212 J29213 J29214 J29215 J29216
J29217 J29218 J29219 J29220 J29221 J29222 J29223
J29224 J29225 J29226 J29227 J29228 J29229 J29230
J29231 J29232 J29233 J29234

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