Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zhu4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): zhu1
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): zhe3
those who / he who / a particle combining with some words to form adverbials

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8005
GB2312-80 := D5DF

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8005
Big5 := AACC

者 zhe3 zhu1 zhu4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 者. (unclear probably 口曰 and phonetic 止+ some dots) of original. Meaning probably 这 "this"

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35039 L35040 L17294 L17295 L17296 L17297 L17298
L17299 L17300 L17301 L17302

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B05341 B05342 B05343 B05344 B05345 B05346 B05347
B05348 B05349 B05350 B05351 B05352 B05353 B05354
B05355 B05356 B05357 B05358 B05359 B05360 B05361
B05362 B05363 B05364 B05365 B05366 B05367 B05368
B05369 B05370 B05371 B05372 B05373 B05374 B05375
B05376 B05377 B05378 B05379 B05380 B05381 B05382
B05383 B05384 B05385 B05386 B05387 B05388 B05389

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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