Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): ding1
the fourth of the Ten Celestial Stems (天干) / population / attendants / fourth:丁等 grade D / small cubes of meat or vegetable / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E01
GB2312-80 := B6A1

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E01
Big5 := A442

丁 ding1 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 丁. Is supposed to be of a nail.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L33441 L33442 L33443 L33444 L33445 L33446 L33447
L33448 L33449 L33450 L33451 L11338 L11339 L11340
L11341 L11342 L11343 L11344 L11345 L11346 L11347
L11348 L11349 L11350 L11351 L11352

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B20292 B20293 B20294 B20295 B20296 B20297 B20298
B20299 B20300 B20301 B20302 B20303 B20304 B20305
B20306 B20307 B20308 B20309 B20310 B20311 B20312
B20313 B20314 B20315 B20316

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J30153 J30154 J30155 J30156 J30157 J30158 J30159
J30160 J30161 J30162 J30163 J30164 J30165 J30166
J30167 J30168 J30169 J30170 J30171 J30172 J30173
J30174 J30175 J30176 J30177 J30178 J30179 J30180
J30181 J30182 J30183 J30184 J30185 J30186 J30187
J30188 J30189 J30190 J30191 J30192 J30193 J30194
J30195 J30196 J30197 J30198 J30199 J30200 J30201
J30202 J30203 J30204 J30205 J30206 J30207 J30208
J30209 J30210 J30211 J30212 J30213 J30214 J30215
J30216 J30217 J30218 J30219 J30220 J30221 J30222
J30223 J30224 J30225 J30226 J30227 J30228 J30229
J30230 J30231 J30232 J30233 J30234 J30235 J30236
J30237 J30238 J30239 J30240 J30241 J30242 J30243
J30244 J30245 J30246 J30247 J30248 J30249 J30250
J30251 J30252 J30253 J30254 J30255 J30256 J30257
J30258 J30259 J30260 J30261 J30262 J30263 J30264
J30265 J30266 J30267 J30268 J30269 J30270 J30271
J30272 J30273 J30274 J30275 J30276 J30277 J30278
J30279 J30280 J30281 J30282 J30283 J30284 J30285
J30286 J30287 J30288 J30289 J30290 J30291 J30292

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