Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): lai2
to come / coming / to arrive / used in place of a verb / to return / to come back / returning / future / later on / next / ever since / ( used after a number ) a little more than / about / used after one, two, to explain / used after or before a verb to complement its meaning / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6765
GB2312-80 := C0B4

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 来來)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4F86
Big5 := A8D3

來 lai2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 來. Fruit hanging on a tree. Meaning coming.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L30969 L30970 L30971 L30972 L30973 L30974 L30975
L30976 L30977 L30978 L03906 L03907 L03908 L03909
L03910 L03911 L03912 L03913 L03914 L03915 L03916
L03917 L03918

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B08481 B08482 B08483 B08484 B08485 B08486 B08487
B08488 B08489 B08490 B08491 B08492 B08493

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J13740 J13741 J13742 J13743 J13744 J13745 J13746
J13747 J13748 J13749 J13750 J13751 J13752 J13753
J13754 J13755 J13756 J13757 J13758 J13759 J13760
J13761 J13762 J13763 J13764 J13765 J13766 J13767
J13768 J13769 J13770 J13771 J13772 J13773 J13774
J13775 J13776 J13777 J13778 J13779 J13780 J13781
J13782 J13783 J13784 J13785 J13786 J13787 J13788
J13789 J13790 J13791 J13792 J13793 J13794 J13795
J13796 J13797 J13798 J13799 J13800 J13801 J13802
J13803 J13804 J13805 J13806 J13807 J13808 J13809
J13810 J13811 J13812 J13813 J13814 J13815 J13816
J13817 J13818 J13819 J13820 J13821 J13822 J13823
J13824 J13825 J13826 J13827 J13828 J13829 J13830
J13831 J13832 J13833 J13834 J13835 J13836 J13837
J13838 J13839 J13840 J13841 J13842 J13843 J13844
J13845 J13846 J13847 J13848 J13849 J13850 J13851
J13852 J13853 J13854 J13855 J13856 J13857 J13858
J13859 J13860 J13861 J13862 J13863 J13864 J13865
J13866 J13867 J13868 J13869 J13870 J13871 J13872
J13873 J13874 J13875 J13876 J13877 J13878 J13879
J13880 J13881 J13882 J13883 J13884 J13885 J13886
J13887 J13888 J13889 J13890 J13891 J13892 J13893
J13894 J13895 J13896 J13897 J13898 J13899 J13900
J13901 J13902 J13903 J13904 J13905 J13906 J13907
J13908 J13909 J13910 J13911 J13912 J13913 J13914
J13915 J13916 J13917 J13918 J13919 J13920

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