Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): long2
a dragon / of the emperor / imperial / a huge extinct reptile / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9F99
GB2312-80 := C1FA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 龙龍)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9F8D
Big5 := C073

龍 long2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 龙龍. A snake and a chisel 辛 indicating indicating it can kill. Probably originally a cobra. Meaning dragon.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L00129 L00130 L00131 L00110 L00111 L00112 L00113
L00114 L00115 L00116 L00117 L00118 L00119 L00120
L00121 L00122 L00123 L00124 L00125 L00126 L00127
L00128 L29687 L29688 L29689 L29690 L29691 L29692
L29693 L29694 L29695 L29696 L29697 L29698 L29699
L29700 L29701 L29702

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B16008 B16009 B16010 B16011 B16012 B16013 B16014
B16015 B16016 B16017

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J25298 J25299 J25300 J25301 J25302 J25303 J25304
J25305 J25306 J25307 J25308 J25309 J25310 J25311
J25312 J25313 J25314 J25315 J25316 J25317 J25318
J25319 J25320 J25321 J25322 J25323 J25324 J25325
J25326 J25327 J25328 J25329 J25330 J25331 J25332
J25333 J25334 J25335 J25336 J25337 J25338 J25339

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