Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): jiu3
nine / ninth

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E5D
GB2312-80 := BEC5

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E5D
Big5 := A445

九 jiu3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 九. A couple of hooks 九. Borrowed for sound to mean nine.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35389 L35390 L35391 L35392 L35393 L18222 L18223
L18224 L18225 L18226 L18227 L18228 L18229 L18230
L18231 L18232

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B19923 B19924 B19925 B19926 B19927 B19928 B19929
B19930 B19931 B19932 B19933 B19934 B19935 B19936
B19937 B19938 B19939 B19940 B19941 B19942 B19943
B19944 B19945 B19946 B19947 B19948 B19949 B19950
B19951 B19952 B19953 B19954 B19955 B19956 B19957

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J29822 J29823 J29824 J29825 J29826 J29827 J29828
J29829 J29830 J29831 J29832 J29833 J29834 J29835
J29836 J29837 J29838 J29839 J29840 J29841 J29842
J29843 J29844 J29845 J29846 J29847 J29848 J29849
J29850 J29851

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