Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zou3
to walk / to go on foot / to run / to go swiftly / to go / to travel / to leave / to go away / to depart / to let out or lose ( unintentionally ) / to leak out / to visit

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8D70
GB2312-80 := D7DF

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8D70
Big5 := A8AB

走 zou3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

之止夊久步夂廴癶舛足走辵辶韋韦 all have feet in them. One or Two, pointing up, down, right or left. (They all have to do with motion, see 步)

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 走. A person 土大 with a foot 止. Meaning to walk.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35442 L35443 L18495 L18496 L18497 L18498 L18499

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B01729 B01730 B01731 B01732 B01733 B01734 B01735
B01736 B01737 B01738 B01739 B01740 B01741 B01742
B01743 B01744 B01745

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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