Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): xin1
the eighth of the ten celestial stems / bitter / acrid / hard / toilsome / laborious / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8F9B
GB2312-80 := D0C1

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8F9B
Big5 := A8AF

辛 xin1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

Upside down person, indicates - dead not alive, comming not going, backward not forward, unlucky not lucky.

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 辛. A chissel. Meaning toilsome.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31219 L31220 L04656 L04657 L04658 L04659 L04660
L04661 L04662 L04663 L04664

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B20577 B20578 B20579 B20580 B20581 B20582 B20583
B20584 B20585 B20586 B20587 B20588 B20589 B20590
B20591 B20592 B20593 B20594 B20595 B20596 B20597
B20598 B20599 B20600 B20601 B20602 B20603 B20604
B20605 B20606 B20607 B20608 B20609 B20610 B20611
B20612 B20613 B20614 B20615 B20616 B20617 B20618
B20619 B20620 B20621 B20622 B20623 B20624 B20625
B20626 B20627 B20628 B20629 B20630 B20631 B20632
B20633 B20634 B20635 B20636 B20637 B20638 B20639
B20640 B20641

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J30479 J30480 J30481 J30482 J30483 J30484 J30485
J30486 J30487 J30488 J30489 J30490 J30491 J30492
J30493 J30494 J30495

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