Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

Please donate so I can keep this information on line and updated. All information is free and without advertisements. (Thank you)

非常感謝您的捐款,這樣我就可以在線上保持提供, 和及時更新這些資料。這些資料是我免費提供的,而且没有廣告干擾。

卡: 6217 8501 0000 0393 291 (中国银行)

您可以透過 支付寶


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zu2
the foot / the leg / the base ( of an object ) / sufficient / enough / adequate / full

English Senses For (英文): ju4
overly modest or humble

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8DB3
GB2312-80 := D7E3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8DB3
Big5 := A8AC

足 zu2 ju4 (productive phonetic)


History of Chinese Writing


Spoken Chinese and Other Languages

Unicode Tests

Chinese Equivalent Websites

Chinese Encoding and Conversion

Enable XP for maximum Chinese

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 足. From remanat 口 (top of leg) and foot 止. Meaning foot.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L37596 L25627 L25628 L25629

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B02622 B02623 B02624 B02625 B02626 B02627 B02628

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J04471 J04472 J04473 J04474 J04475 J04476 J04477
J04478 J04479 J04480 J04481 J04482 J04483 J04484
J04485 J04486 J04487 J04488

Return to Home Page

Copyright (c) 2003, 2008, 2011, 2013 Richard Sears