Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): huan2
to return / to come back / return / to repay / to pay back / to restore / to give back / a Chinese family name

English Senses For (英文): xuan2
to revolve / to turn back

English Senses For (英文): hai2
yet / still / passably / fairly / quite / also / even / at the same time / or / had better

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8FD8
GB2312-80 := BBB9

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(辶)ell(super cursive simplification 不睘瞏)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9084
Big5 := C1D9

睘瞏 huan2


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Cursive remnant 还還. From walking on a road 辶辵(彳止) and phonetic 不瞏. Original meaning to repeat.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31735 L06241 L06242 L06243 L06244 L06245 L06246
L06247 L06248 L06249 L06250

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B02139 B02140 B02141 B02142 B02143 B02144 B02145
B02146 B02147

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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