Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): ran2
yes / most certainly / permission / right / correct / however / but / still / nevertheless / on the other hand / really / if so / same as燃-to burn / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7136
GB2312-80 := C8BB

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7136
Big5 := B54D

然 ran2 肰 ran2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From meat 月肉 and dog 犬 and fire 灬火, Original of 燃. Original meaning to cook.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S03118 S07268

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L32014 L32015 L32016 L32017 L32018 L32019 L32020
L07109 L07110 L07111 L07112 L07113 L07114 L07115
L07116 L07117 L07118 L07119 L07120 L07121 L07122
L07123 L07124 L07125 L07108

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B14851 B14852

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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