Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): si4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): yi3
by means of / because of

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4EE5
GB2312-80 := D2D4

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4EE5
Big5 := A548

以厶 yi3 si4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 以. Usually a pictograph of a mouth, often making some kind of sound. Borrowed for sound. Meaning by by means of.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34134 L34135 L34136 L13617 L13618 L13619 L13620
L13621 L13622 L13623 L13624 L13625 L13626 L13627
L13628 L13616

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B21167 B21168 B21169 B21170 B21171 B21172 B21173
B21174 B21175 B21176 B21177 B21178 B21179 B21180
B21181 B21182 B21183 B21184 B21185 B21186 B21187
B21188 B21189 B21190 B21191 B21192 B21193 B21194
B21195 B21196 B21197 B21198 B21199 B21200 B21201
B21202 B21203 B21204 B21205 B21206 B21207 B21208
B21209 B21210 B21211 B21212 B21213 B21214 B21215
B21216 B21217 B21218

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J31039 J31040 J31041 J31042 J31043 J31044 J31045
J31046 J31047 J31048 J31049 J31050 J31051 J31052
J31053 J31054 J31055 J31056 J31057 J31058 J31059
J31060 J31061 J31062 J31063 J31064 J31065 J31066
J31067 J31068 J31069 J31070 J31071 J31072 J31073
J31074 J31075

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