Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): ti2
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): shi4
contrasted to negative ) / the verb to be ( for all persons and numbers ) / this, that, or which / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 662F
GB2312-80 := CAC7

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 662F
Big5 := AC4F

是 shi4 ti2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

From sun or day 日 (sundial) and to go 疋. Original meaning time. Now meaning here and now.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字) - This character is not listed in the Shuowen

LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34116 L34117 L13546 L13547 L13548 L13549 L13550
L13551 L13552 L13553 L13554 L13555 L13556 L13557
L13558 L13559

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B01952 B01953 B01954 B01955 B01956 B01957 B01958
B01959 B01960 B01961 B01962 B01963 B01964 B01965
B01966 B01967 B01968 B01969 B01970 B01971 B01972
B01973 B01974 B01975 B01976

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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