Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): hao3
good / nice / fine / excellent / pleasing ( looks, taste, etc. ) / to finish ( dressing, eating, etc. ) / very / much / can / so that / All right / an exclamatory expression / a friendly meeting / fit / suitable / proper

English Senses For (英文): hao4
to love to / to like to / to be fond of / to be addicted to / what one likes or prefers

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 597D
GB2312-80 := BAC3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 597D
Big5 := A66E



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From woman 女 and child 子. Meaning good.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34874 L16725 L16726 L16727 L16728 L16729 L16730
L16731 L23518 L23519 L23520 L23521 L23522 L23523

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B17049 B17050 B17051 B17052 B17053 B17054 B17055
B17056 B17057 B17058

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J26181 J26182 J26183 J26184 J26185 J26186 J26187
J26188 J26189 J26190 J26191 J26192 J26193 J26194
J26195 J26196 J26197 J26198 J26199 J26200 J26201
J26202 J26203 J26204 J26205 J26206 J26207 J26208
J26209 J26210 J26211 J26212 J26213 J26214 J26215
J26216 J26217 J26218 J26219 J26220 J26221 J26222
J26223 J26224 J26225 J26226 J26227 J26228 J26229
J26230 J26231 J26232 J26233 J26234 J26235 J26236
J26237 J26238 J26239 J26240 J26241 J26242 J26243
J26244 J26245 J26246 J26247 J26248 J26249 J26250

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