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): fu4
father / a male relative of an elder generation / to do father's duties

English Senses For (英文): fu3
a respectful term for an elderly man in ancient times

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7236
GB2312-80 := B8B8

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7236
Big5 := A4F7

父 fu3 fu4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 父. An hand holding an ax 斧头. Borrowed for sound to mean father.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34482 L34483 L34484 L34485 L34486 L34487 L34488
L14906 L14907 L14908 L14909 L14910 L14911 L14912
L14913 L14914 L14915 L14916 L14917 L14918 L14919
L14920 L14921 L14922 L14923

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B03826 B03827 B03828 B03829 B03830 B03831 B03832
B03833 B03834 B03835 B03836 B03837 B03838 B03839
B03840 B03841 B03842 B03843 B03844 B03845 B03846
B03847 B03848 B03849 B03850 B03851 B03852 B03853
B03854 B03855 B03856 B03857 B03858 B03859 B03860
B03861 B03862 B03863 B03864 B03865 B03866 B03867
B03868 B03869 B03870 B03871 B03872 B03873 B03874
B03875 B03876 B03877 B03878 B03879 B03880 B03881
B03882 B03883 B03884 B03885 B03886 B03887 B03888
B03889 B03890 B03891 B03892 B03893 B03894 B03895
B03896 B03897 B03898 B03899 B03900 B03901 B03902
B03903 B03904 B03905 B03906 B03907 B03908 B03909
B03910 B03911 B03912 B03913 B03914 B03915 B03916
B03917 B03918 B03919 B03920 B03921 B03922 B03923
B03924 B03925

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J05685 J05686 J05687 J05688 J05689 J05690 J05691
J05692 J05693 J05694 J05695 J05696 J05697 J05698
J05699 J05700 J05701 J05702 J05703 J05704 J05705
J05706 J05707 J05708 J05709 J05710 J05711 J05712
J05713 J05714 J05715 J05716 J05717 J05718 J05719
J05720 J05721 J05722 J05723 J05724 J05725 J05726
J05727 J05728 J05729 J05730 J05731 J05732 J05733
J05734 J05735 J05736 J05737 J05738 J05739 J05740
J05741 J05742 J05743 J05744 J05745 J05746 J05747
J05748 J05749 J05750 J05751 J05752 J05753 J05754

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