Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character:

Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): ya2
teeth / to bite / ivory articles / a broker

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7259
GB2312-80 := D1C0


New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7259
Big5 := A4FA


(聲字部分):
牙 ya ya1 ya2 (productive phonetic)

(有意部分):



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):
牡齒也象上下相錯之形凡牙之屬皆從牙

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 牙. Teeth of two fighting elephants, or possibly boars. Meaning tooth. (note: tusk in Japanese)



Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S01481 S01482

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L08830 L08831 L08832 L08833 L08834 L08835 L08836
L08837 L08838 L08839 L08840 L08841 L08842

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B02615 B02616 B02617 B02618 B02619 B02620 B02621


Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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