Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): mu3
one's mother / one's female parent / mother- (figuratively) the origin / female

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6BCD
GB2312-80 := C4B8

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6BCD
Big5 := A5C0

母 mu3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 母. A womans brests with nipples. Meaning mother.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35438 L35439 L35440 L18444 L18445 L18446 L18447
L18448 L18449 L18450 L18451 L18452 L18453 L18454
L18455 L18456

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B16861 B16862 B16863 B16864 B16865 B16866 B16867
B16868 B16869 B16870 B16871 B16872 B16873 B16874
B16875 B16876 B16877 B16878 B16879 B16880 B16881
B16882 B16883 B16884 B16885 B16886 B16887 B16888
B16889 B16890 B16891 B16892 B16893 B16894 B16895
B16896 B16897 B16898 B16899 B16900 B16901 B16902
B16903 B16904 B16905 B16906 B16907 B16908 B16909
B16910 B16911 B16912 B16913 B16914 B16915 B16916
B16917 B16918 B16919 B16920 B16921 B16922 B16923
B16924 B16925 B16926 B16927 B16928 B16929 B16930
B16931 B16932 B16933 B16934 B16935 B16936 B16937
B16938 B16939 B16940 B16941 B16942 B16943 B16944

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J26030 J26031 J26032 J26033 J26034 J26035 J26036
J26037 J26038 J26039 J26040 J26041 J26042 J26043
J26044 J26045 J26046 J26047 J26048 J26049 J26050
J26051 J26052 J26053 J26054 J26055 J26056 J26057
J26058 J26059 J26060 J26061 J26062 J26063 J26064
J26065 J26066 J26067 J26068 J26069 J26070 J26071
J26072 J26073 J26074 J26075 J26076 J26077 J26078
J26079 J26080 J26081 J26082 J26083 J26084 J26085
J26086 J26087 J26088 J26089 J26090 J26091 J26092
J26093 J26094 J26095 J26096 J26097 J26098 J26099
J26100 J26101 J26102 J26103 J26104 J26105 J26106
J26107 J26108 J26109 J26110 J26111 J26112 J26113
J26114 J26115 J26116 J26117 J26118 J26119 J26120

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