Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): tai4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): da4
big / large / great / much / very / highly / extremely / greatly / ( polite expression ) your / the eldest / senior / full-grown / an adult / ( referring to date only ) before / after / to make large / to make great / a Chinese family name

English Senses For (英文): dai4
大 夫 ( dai4 fu1 ) - (in ancient China ) high officials of the state / ( dai4 fu ) - a physician or doctor

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5927
GB2312-80 := B4F3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5927
Big5 := A46A

大 da4 dai4 tai4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 大. Front prifile of a man 大. Meaning large.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)

S07467 S07543

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36104 L36105 L36106 L36107 L36108 L26456 L20944
L20945 L20946 L20947 L20948 L20938 L20939 L20940
L20941 L20942 L20943

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B14937 B14938 B14939 B14940 B14941 B14942 B14943
B14944 B14945 B14946 B14947 B14948 B14949 B14950
B14951 B14952 B14953 B14954 B14955 B14956 B14957
B14958 B14959 B14960 B14961 B14962 B14963 B14964
B14965 B14966 B14967 B14968 B14969 B14970 B14971
B14972 B14973 B14974 B14975 B14976 B14977 B14978
B14979 B14980 B14981 B14982 B14983 B14984 B14985

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J23182 J23183 J23184 J23185 J23186 J23187 J23188
J23189 J23190 J23191 J23192 J23193 J23194 J23195
J23196 J23197 J23198 J23199 J23200 J23201 J23202
J23203 J23204 J23205 J23206 J23207 J23208 J23209
J23210 J23211 J23212 J23213 J23214 J23215 J23216
J23217 J23218 J23219 J23220 J23221 J23222 J23223
J23224 J23225 J23226 J23227 J23228 J23229 J23230
J23231 J23232 J23233 J23234 J23235 J23236 J23237
J23238 J23239 J23240 J23241 J23242 J23243 J23244
J23245 J23246 J23247 J23248 J23249 J23250 J23251
J23252 J23253 J23254 J23255 J23256 J23257 J23258
J23259 J23260 J23261 J23262 J23263 J23264 J23265
J23266 J23267 J23268 J23269 J23270 J23271 J23272
J23273 J23274 J23275 J23276 J23277 J23278 J23279
J23280 J23281 J23282 J23283 J23284 J23285 J23286
J23287 J23288 J23289 J23290 J23291 J23292 J23293
J23294 J23295 J23296 J23297 J23298 J23299 J23300
J23301 J23302 J23303 J23304 J23305 J23306 J23307
J23308 J23309 J23310 J23311 J23312 J23313 J23314
J23315 J23316 J23317 J23318 J23319 J23320 J23321
J23322 J23323 J23324 J23325 J23326 J23327 J23328
J23329 J23330 J23331 J23332 J23333 J23334 J23335
J23336 J23337 J23338 J23339 J23340 J23341 J23342
J23343 J23344 J23345 J23346 J23347 J23348 J23349
J23350 J23351 J23352 J23353 J23354 J23355 J23356
J23357 J23358 J23359 J23360 J23361 J23362 J23363
J23364 J23365 J23366 J23367 J23368 J23369 J23370
J23371 J23372 J23373 J23374 J23375 J23376 J23377
J23378 J23379 J23380 J23381 J23382 J23383 J23384
J23385 J23386 J23387 J23388 J23389 J23390 J23391
J23392 J23393 J23394 J23395 J23396 J23397 J23398
J23399 J23400 J23401 J23402 J23403 J23404 J23405
J23406 J23407 J23408 J23409 J23410 J23411 J23412
J23413 J23414 J23415 J23416 J23417 J23418 J23419
J23420 J23421 J23422 J23423 J23424 J23425 J23426
J23427 J23428

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