Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): niu2
an ox / cattle / a cow / a bull / a Chinese family name / (said of a person) stubborn / headstrong

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 725B
GB2312-80 := C5A3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 725B
Big5 := A4FB



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 牛. A cows' haed, horns and ears. Meaning a cow.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L33536 L33537 L11638 L11639 L11640

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B01145 B01146 B01147 B01148 B01149 B01150 B01151

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J01546 J01547 J01548 J01549 J01550 J01551 J01552
J01553 J01554 J01555 J01556 J01557 J01558 J01559
J01560 J01561 J01562 J01563 J01564 J01565 J01566
J01567 J01568 J01569 J01570 J01571 J01572 J01573
J01574 J01575 J01576 J01577 J01578 J01579 J01580
J01581 J01582 J01583 J01584 J01585 J01586 J01587
J01588 J01589 J01590 J01591 J01592 J01593 J01594
J01595 J01596 J01597 J01598 J01599 J01600 J01601
J01602 J01603 J01604 J01605 J01606 J01607 J01608
J01609 J01610 J01611 J01612 J01613 J01614 J01615
J01616 J01617 J01618 J01619 J01620 J01621 J01622
J01623 J01624 J01625 J01626 J01627 J01628 J01629
J01630 J01631 J01632 J01633 J01634 J01635 J01636
J01637 J01638 J01639 J01640 J01641 J01642

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