Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): xiao3
small / little / minor / young / junior / humble / mean / lowly / light / slight / unimportant / trivial / petty

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5C0F
GB2312-80 := D0A1

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5C0F
Big5 := A470

小 xiao3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 小. Three dots. Meaning small pieces.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34798 L34799 L34800 L34801 L16410 L16412 L16413
L16414 L16415 L16416 L16417 L16418

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B00856 B00857 B00858 B00859 B00860 B00861 B00862
B00863 B00864 B00865 B00866 B00867 B00868 B00869
B00870 B00871 B00872 B00873 B00874 B00875 B00876
B00877 B00878 B00879 B00880 B00881 B00882 B00883
B00884 B00885 B00886 B00887 B00888 B00889 B00890
B00891 B00892 B00893 B00894 B00895 B00896 B00897
B00898 B00899 B00900 B00901 B00902 B00903 B00904
B00905 B00906 B00907 B00908 B00909 B00910 B00911
B00912 B00913 B00914 B00915 B00916 B00917 B00918
B00919 B00920 B00921 B00922 B00923 B00924

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J01387 J01388 J01389 J01390 J01391 J01392 J01393
J01394 J01395 J01396 J01397 J01398 J01399 J01400
J01401 J01402 J01403 J01404 J01405

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