Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): huang1
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): huang2
yellow / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9EC4
GB2312-80 := BBC6

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9EC3
Big5 := B6C0

黃 huang2 huang1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 黄黃. Possibly a man 大 with a 璜 around the neck and a 璧 around the waste * . Meaning yellow.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L32963 L32964 L32965 L32966 L32967 L32968 L32969
L32970 L32971 L32972 L32973 L10130 L10131 L10132
L10133 L10134 L10135 L10136 L10137 L10117 L10118
L10119 L10120 L10121 L10122 L10123 L10124 L10125
L10126 L10127 L10128 L10129

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B18981 B18982 B18983 B18984 B18985 B18986 B18987
B18988 B18989 B18990 B18991 B18992 B18993 B18994
B18995 B18996 B18997 B18998 B18999 B19000 B19001
B19002 B19003 B19004 B19005 B19006 B19007 B19008
B19009 B19010 B19011 B19012 B19013 B19014 B19015
B19016 B19017 B19018 B19019 B19020 B19021 B19022
B19023 B19024 B19025 B19026 B19027 B19028 B19029
B19030 B19031 B19032 B19033 B19034

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J28766 J28767 J28768 J28769 J28770 J28771 J28772
J28773 J28774 J28775 J28776 J28777 J28778 J28779
J28780 J28781 J28782 J28783 J28784 J28785 J28786
J28787 J28788 J28789 J28790 J28791 J28792 J28793
J28794 J28795 J28796 J28797 J28798 J28799 J28800
J28801 J28802 J28803 J28804 J28805 J28806

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