Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): chen2
the fifth of the twelve Terrestrial Branches ( 地 支 ) / 7:00-9:00 in the morning / early morning / a time / fortune / luck / a heavenly body - the sun, the moon and stars

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8FB0
GB2312-80 := B3BD

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8FB0
Big5 := A8B0

辰 chen2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 辰. An Egyptian type hoe, or hoe type plow.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S11009 S11010

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31191 L31192 L31193 L31194 L31195 L31196 L04579
L04580 L04581 L04582 L04583 L04584 L04585 L04586
L04587 L04588 L04589

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B21118 B21119 B21120 B21121 B21122 B21123 B21124
B21125 B21126 B21127 B21128 B21129 B21130 B21131
B21132 B21133 B21134 B21135 B21136 B21137 B21138
B21139 B21140 B21141 B21142 B21143 B21144 B21145
B21146 B21147 B21148 B21149 B21150 B21151 B21152
B21153 B21154 B21155 B21156 B21157 B21158 B21159

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J30956 J30957 J30958 J30959 J30960 J30961 J30962
J30963 J30964 J30965 J30966 J30967 J30968 J30969
J30970 J30971 J30972 J30973 J30974 J30975 J30976
J30977 J30978 J30979 J30980 J30981 J30982 J30983
J30984 J30985 J30986

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