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): shi4
family name / surname / a character placed after a married woman's maiden name / nee / the title of a government position in former times

English Senses For (英文): zhi1
name of an ancient barbarian tribe

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 6C0F
GB2312-80 := CACF

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6C0F
Big5 := A4F3

氏 shi4 zhi1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 氏. A man leaning over. Meaning mister.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34121 L34122 L34123 L34124 L34125 L13576 L13577
L13578 L13579 L13580 L13581 L13582 L13583 L13584
L13585 L13586 L13587 L13588

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B17219 B17220 B17221 B17222 B17223 B17224 B17225
B17226 B17227 B17228 B17229 B17230 B17231 B17232
B17233 B17234 B17235 B17236 B17237 B17238 B17239
B17240 B17241 B17242 B17243 B17244 B17245 B17246
B17247 B17248 B17249 B17250 B17251 B17252 B17253
B17254 B17255 B17256 B17257 B17258 B17259 B17260
B17261 B17262 B17263 B17264 B17265 B17266 B17267

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J26628 J26629 J26630 J26631 J26632 J26633 J26634
J26635 J26636 J26637 J26638 J26639 J26640 J26641
J26642 J26643 J26644 J26645 J26646 J26647 J26648
J26649 J26650 J26651 J26652 J26653 J26654 J26655
J26656 J26657 J26658 J26659 J26660 J26661 J26662
J26663 J26664 J26665 J26666 J26667 J26668 J26669
J26670 J26671 J26672 J26673 J26674 J26675 J26676
J26677 J26678 J26679 J26680 J26681 J26682 J26683
J26684 J26685 J26686 J26687 J26688 J26689 J26690
J26691 J26692 J26693 J26694 J26695 J26696 J26697
J26698 J26699 J26700 J26701 J26702 J26703 J26704
J26705 J26706 J26707 J26708 J26709 J26710 J26711
J26712 J26713 J26714 J26715 J26716 J26717 J26718
J26719 J26720 J26721 J26722 J26723

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