Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): hui4
to meet / to assemble / to gather / to converge / a meeting / a convention / a conference / an association / a society / a private banking cooperative / to be able to / to understand / to comprehend / to realize / shall / will / a chief city / a capital

English Senses For (英文): hui3
a brief period of time / a moment

English Senses For (英文): kuai4
to add / to compute

English Senses For (英文): gui4
Kueichi, Chekiang Province

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4F1A
GB2312-80 := BBE1

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(super cursive simplification 会會)

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 6703
Big5 := B77C

會 hui3 hui4 kuai4 gui4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Super cursive remnant 会會. From mouth above 亼 and remnant to talk 曾. Meaning meeting.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L36282 L36283 L36284 L36285 L36286 L21558 L21559
L21560 L21561 L21562 L21563 L21564 L21565 L21566
L21567 L21568

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B08045 B08046 B08047 B08048 B08049 B08050 B08051
B08052 B08053

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters


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