Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zi4
self / personal / private / in person / personally / from / natural / naturally / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 81EA
GB2312-80 := D7D4

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 81EA
Big5 := A6DB

自 zi4 (productive phonetic)


History of Chinese Writing


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 自. A nose. Chinese point to their nose when they say I. Meaning myself.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S02536 S02537

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35634 L19265 L19266 L19267 L19268 L19269 L19270
L19271 L19272 L19273 L19274 L19275

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B05220 B05221 B05222 B05223 B05224 B05225 B05226
B05227 B05228 B05229 B05230 B05231 B05232 B05233
B05234 B05235 B05236 B05237 B05238 B05239 B05240
B05241 B05242 B05243 B05244 B05245 B05246 B05247
B05248 B05249 B05250 B05251 B05252 B05253 B05254
B05255 B05256 B05257 B05258 B05259 B05260 B05261
B05262 B05263 B05264 B05265 B05266 B05267 B05268
B05269 B05270 B05271 B05272 B05273 B05274 B05275

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J08058 J08059 J08060 J08061 J08062 J08063 J08064
J08065 J08066 J08067 J08068 J08069 J08070 J08071
J08072 J08073 J08074 J08075 J08076 J08077 J08078
J08079 J08080 J08081 J08082 J08083 J08084 J08085
J08086 J08087 J08088 J08089 J08090 J08091 J08092
J08093 J08094 J08095 J08096 J08097 J08098 J08099
J08100 J08101 J08102 J08103 J08104 J08105 J08106
J08107 J08108 J08109 J08110 J08111 J08112 J08113
J08114 J08115 J08116 J08117 J08118 J08119 J08120
J08121 J08122 J08123 J08124 J08125 J08126 J08127
J08128 J08129 J08130 J08131 J08132 J08133 J08134
J08135 J08136 J08137 J08138 J08139 J08140 J08141
J08142 J08143 J08144 J08145 J08146 J08147 J08148
J08149 J08150 J08151 J08152 J08153 J08154 J08155
J08156 J08157 J08158 J08159 J08160 J08161 J08162
J08163 J08164 J08165 J08166 J08167 J08168 J08169
J08170 J08171 J08172 J08173 J08174 J08175 J08176
J08177 J08178 J08179 J08180 J08181 J08182 J08183
J08184 J08185 J08186 J08187 J08188 J08189 J08190
J08191 J08192 J08193 J08194 J08195 J08196 J08197
J08198 J08199 J08200 J08201 J08202 J08203 J08204
J08205 J08206 J08207 J08208 J08209 J08210 J08211
J08212 J08213 J08214 J08215 J08216 J08217 J08218
J08219 J08220 J08221 J08222 J08223 J08224 J08225

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