Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): huang2
imperial / royal / an emperor / beautiful / brilliant / uneasy / anxious / a term of respect for an ancestor

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 7687
GB2312-80 := BBCA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7687
Big5 := ACD3

皇 huang2 王 wang2 wang4 wang3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 皇. From king 王 and some kind of remnant probably a crown 白*. Meaning royal.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L32975 L32976 L32977 L32978 L32979 L32980 L10144
L10145 L10146 L10147 L10148 L10149 L10150 L10151
L10152 L10153 L10154

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B00456 B00457 B00458 B00459 B00460 B00461 B00462
B00463 B00464 B00465 B00466 B00467 B00468 B00469
B00470 B00471 B00472 B00473 B00474 B00475 B00476
B00477 B00478 B00479 B00480 B00481 B00482 B00483
B00484 B00485 B00486 B00487 B00488 B00489 B00490
B00491 B00492 B00493 B00494 B00495 B00496 B00497
B00498 B00499 B00500 B00501 B00502 B00503 B00504
B00505 B00506 B00507 B00508 B00509 B00510 B00511
B00512 B00513 B00514 B00515 B00516 B00517 B00518
B00519 B00520 B00521 B00522 B00523 B00524 B00525
B00526 B00527 B00528 B00529 B00530 B00531 B00532
B00533 B00534 B00535 B00536 B00537 B00538 B00539

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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