Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): yi4
a town / a political district in ancient China / a county / a state / a capital city / same as 悒 - sad or melancholy

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9091
GB2312-80 := D2D8

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9091
Big5 := A8B6



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From enclosure 囗 not 口 and person kneeling (who lives there) 巴. Meaning district.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L38531 L38532 L29123 L29124 L29125 L29126 L29127
L29128 L29129

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B09737 B09738 B09739 B09740 B09741 B09742 B09743
B09744 B09745 B09746 B09747 B09748 B09749 B09750
B09751 B09752 B09753 B09754 B09755 B09756 B09757
B09758 B09759 B09760 B09761 B09762 B09763 B09764
B09765 B09766 B09767

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J15770 J15771 J15772 J15773 J15774 J15775 J15776
J15777 J15778 J15779 J15780 J15781 J15782 J15783
J15784 J15785 J15786 J15787 J15788 J15789 J15790
J15791 J15792 J15793 J15794 J15795 J15796 J15797
J15798 J15799 J15800 J15801 J15802 J15803 J15804
J15805 J15806 J15807 J15808 J15809 J15810 J15811
J15812 J15813 J15814 J15815 J15816 J15817 J15818
J15819 J15820 J15821 J15822 J15823 J15824 J15825
J15826 J15827 J15828 J15829 J15830

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