Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): jie2
control / to restrict / to curtail / to economize

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8282
GB2312-80 := BDDA

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

(deletion 节(節-皂))

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 7BC0
Big5 := B860

節 jie2 即卽 ji2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Deletion remnant 节(t節). From bamboo 艹竹(not 艸) and remnant phonetic 即卩. Original meaning a joint of bamboo. Meaning a holaday.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L37898 L37899 L37900 L37901 L26918 L26919 L26920

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B06431 B06432 B06433 B06434 B06435

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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