Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): fang3
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): pang2
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): fang1
square / rectangular / honest / morally upright / a region / an area / a place / a prescription / a recipe / a direction / occultism / just now / just then / just / ( mathematics ) power / ( classifier ) short for square meter or cubic meter / side / party / a method / a way / an aspect / one side / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 65B9
GB2312-80 := B7BD

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 65B9
Big5 := A4E8

方 fang1 fang3 pang2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 方. (1) a 弋规 and 工矩 usd to make something square. 没有规矩 不成方圆 (2) looks like a man with a squair board around his head 枷锁, used for punishmant. Meaning squair.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L32538 L32539 L32540 L32541 L32542 L32543 L32544
L32545 L32546 L32547 L32548 L32549 L32550 L32551
L09100 L09101 L09102 L09103 L09104 L09105 L09106
L09107 L09108 L09109 L09110 L09111 L09082 L09083
L09084 L09085 L09086 L09087 L09088 L09089 L09090
L09091 L09092 L09093 L09094 L09095 L09096 L09097
L09098 L09099

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B13425 B13426 B13427 B13428 B13429 B13430 B13431
B13432 B13433 B13434 B13435 B13436 B13437 B13438
B13439 B13440 B13441 B13442 B13443 B13444 B13445
B13446 B13447 B13448 B13449 B13450 B13451 B13452
B13453 B13454 B13455

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J20180 J20181 J20182 J20183 J20184 J20185 J20186
J20187 J20188 J20189 J20190 J20191 J20192 J20193
J20194 J20195 J20196 J20197 J20198 J20199 J20200
J20201 J20202 J20203 J20204 J20205 J20206 J20207
J20208 J20209 J20210 J20211 J20212 J20213 J20214
J20215 J20216 J20217 J20218 J20219 J20220 J20221
J20222 J20223 J20224 J20225 J20226 J20227 J20228
J20229 J20230 J20231 J20232 J20233 J20234 J20235
J20236 J20237 J20238 J20239 J20240 J20241 J20242
J20243 J20244 J20245 J20246 J20247 J20248 J20249
J20250 J20251 J20252 J20253 J20254 J20255 J20256
J20257 J20258 J20259 J20260 J20261 J20262 J20263
J20264 J20265 J20266 J20267 J20268 J20269 J20270
J20271 J20272 J20273 J20274 J20275 J20276 J20277
J20278 J20279 J20280 J20281 J20282 J20283 J20284
J20285 J20286 J20287 J20288 J20289 J20290 J20291
J20292 J20293 J20294 J20295 J20296 J20297 J20298
J20299 J20300 J20301 J20302 J20303 J20304 J20305
J20306 J20307 J20308 J20309 J20310 J20311 J20312
J20313 J20314 J20315 J20316 J20317 J20318 J20319
J20320 J20321 J20322 J20323 J20324 J20325 J20326
J20327 J20328 J20329 J20330 J20331 J20332 J20333
J20334 J20335 J20336 J20337 J20338 J20339 J20340
J20341 J20342 J20343 J20344 J20345 J20346 J20347
J20348 J20349 J20350 J20351 J20352 J20353 J20354
J20355 J20356 J20357 J20358 J20359 J20360 J20361
J20362 J20363 J20364 J20365 J20366 J20367 J20368
J20369 J20370 J20371 J20372 J20373 J20374 J20375
J20376 J20377 J20378 J20379 J20380 J20381 J20382
J20383 J20384 J20385 J20386 J20387 J20388 J20389
J20390 J20391 J20392 J20393 J20394 J20395 J20396
J20397 J20398 J20399 J20400 J20401 J20402 J20403
J20404 J20405 J20406 J20407 J20408 J20409 J20410
J20411 J20412 J20413 J20414 J20415 J20416 J20417
J20418 J20419 J20420 J20421 J20422 J20423 J20424
J20425 J20426 J20427 J20428 J20429 J20430 J20431
J20432 J20433 J20434 J20435 J20436 J20437 J20438
J20439 J20440 J20441 J20442 J20443 J20444 J20445
J20446 J20447 J20448 J20449 J20450 J20451 J20452
J20453 J20454 J20455 J20456 J20457 J20458 J20459
J20460 J20461 J20462 J20463 J20464 J20465 J20466
J20467 J20468 J20469 J20470

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