Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): men2
a door / a gateway / an opening / a family / a clan / a sect / a school / a gang / a class / a category / the key / the turning point / a piece of ( artillery ) / a ( cannon ) / gate-keeping / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 95E8
GB2312-80 := C3C5

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 门門)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9580
Big5 := AAF9

門 men2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 门門. A two liefed swing door.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L31495 L31496 L31497 L31498 L31499 L31500 L31501
L31502 L05629 L05630 L05631 L05632 L05633 L05634
L05635 L05636 L05637 L05638 L05639 L05640 L05641
L05642 L05643 L05644 L05645 L05646

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B16181 B16182 B16183 B16184 B16185 B16186 B16187
B16188 B16189 B16190 B16191 B16192 B16193 B16194
B16195 B16196 B16197 B16198

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J25824 J25825 J25826 J25827 J25828 J25829 J25830
J25831 J25832 J25833 J25834 J25835 J25836 J25837
J25838 J25839 J25840 J25841 J25842 J25843 J25844
J25845 J25846 J25847 J25848 J25849 J25850 J25851
J25852 J25853 J25854 J25855

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