Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): bai2
white / clear / bright / clean / pure / plain / empty / blank / in vain / for nothing / free of charge / gratis / the spoken part in an opera, etc. / to state / to explain / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 767D
GB2312-80 := B0D7

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 767D
Big5 := A5D5

白 bai2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 白. Of a white cotton bobin. Meaning white.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S02539 S05630 S05631

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L38164 L38165 L38166 L38167 L35635 L35636 L35637
L19280 L19281 L27774 L27775 L27776 L27777 L27778
L27779 L27780 L27781 L27782 L27783

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B05278 B05279 B05280 B05281 B05282 B05283 B12071
B12072 B12073 B12074 B12075 B12076 B12077 B12078
B12079 B12080 B12081 B12082 B12083 B12084 B12085
B12086 B12087 B12088 B12089 B12090 B12091 B12092
B12093 B12094 B12095 B12096

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J18568 J18569 J18570 J18571 J18572 J18573 J18574
J18575 J18576 J18577 J18578 J18579 J18580 J18581
J18582 J18583 J18584 J18585 J18586 J18587 J18588
J18589 J18590 J18591 J18592 J18593 J18594 J18595
J18596 J18597 J18598 J18599 J18600 J18601 J18602
J18603 J18604 J18605 J18606 J18607 J18608 J18609
J18610 J18611 J18612 J18613 J18614 J18615 J18616
J18617 J18618 J18619 J18620 J18621 J18622 J18623
J18624 J18625 J18626 J18627 J18628 J18629 J18630
J18631 J18632

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