Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): quan3
a dog / a canine

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 72AC
GB2312-80 := C8AE

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 72AC
Big5 := A4FC



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

犬 and 犭are from the same original character which actually looks somewhat like a dog.

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 犬. A dog.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34744 L34745 L16164 L16165 L16166 L16167 L16168

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B14754 B14755

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J22557 J22558 J22559 J22560 J22561 J22562 J22563
J22564 J22565 J22566 J22567 J22568 J22569 J22570
J22571 J22572 J22573 J22574 J22575 J22576 J22577
J22578 J22579 J22580 J22581 J22582 J22583 J22584
J22585 J22586 J22587 J22588 J22589 J22590 J22591
J22592 J22593 J22594 J22595 J22596 J22597 J22598
J22599 J22600 J22601 J22602 J22603 J22604 J22605
J22606 J22607 J22608 J22609 J22610 J22611 J22612
J22613 J22614 J22615 J22616 J22617 J22618 J22619
J22620 J22621 J22622 J22623 J22624 J22625 J22626
J22627 J22628 J22629 J22630 J22631 J22632 J22633
J22634 J22635 J22636 J22637 J22638 J22639 J22640
J22641 J22642 J22643 J22644 J22645 J22646 J22647
J22648 J22649 J22650 J22651 J22652 J22653 J22654

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