Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): gu3
drums / to drum / to beat a drum / to vibrate / to quiver / to rouse / to stir up / to instigate

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9F13
GB2312-80 := B9C4

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9F13
Big5 := B9AA

鼓鼔 gu3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From drum 壴 which is struck with the hand 支. Meaning drum.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S03534 S03535

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34443 L14760 L14761 L14763 L14764 L14765 L14766
L14767 L14768 L14769 L14770 L14771 L14772 L14773

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B07322 B07323 B07324 B07325 B07326 B07327 B07328
B07329 B07330 B07331 B07332 B07333 B07334 B07335
B07336 B07337 B07338

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J12029 J12030 J12031 J12032 J12033 J12034 J12035
J12036 J12037 J12038 J12039 J12040 J12041 J12042
J12043 J12044 J12045

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