Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): shou3
the head / the king / the emperor / the chief / the leader / the first / the beginning / a (poem, song, etc.

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 9996
GB2312-80 := CAD7

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 9996
Big5 := ADBA



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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 首. A head with hair. Meaning head.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35260 L35261 L35262 L35263 L18042 L18043 L18044
L18045 L18046 L18047 L18048 L18049 L18050 L18051
L18052 L18053 L18054 L18055 L18056

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B13698 B13699 B13700 B13701 B13702 B13703 B13704
B13705 B13706 B13707 B13708 B13709 B13710 B13711
B13712 B13713 B13714 B13715 B13716 B13717 B13718
B13719 B13720 B13721 B13722 B13723 B13724 B13725
B13726 B13727 B13728 B13729 B13730 B13731 B13732
B13733 B13734 B13735 B13736 B13737 B13738 B13739
B13740 B13741 B13742 B13743 B13744 B13745 B13746
B13747 B13748 B13749 B13750 B13751 B13752 B13753
B13754 B13755 B13756 B13757 B13758 B13759 B13760
B13761 B13762 B13763 B13764 B13765 B13766 B13767

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J21004 J21005 J21006 J21008

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