Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): han1
[productive phonetic] / suck

English Senses For (英文): gan1
tasty / luscious / delicious / sweet / willing / to enjoy / pleasant / pleasing / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7518
GB2312-80 := B8CA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7518
Big5 := A5CC

甘 gan1 han1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 甘. Something in the mouth. Meaning sweetness.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L33877 L33878 L33879 L12763 L12765 L12766 L12767
L12768 L12769 L12770 L12771 L12772 L12773 L12774

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J11245 J11246 J11247

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