Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): bu4
no / not / negative

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E0D
GB2312-80 := B2BB

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E0D
Big5 := A4A3

不 bu4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 不. Unclear origin. Possibly a root which us pulled up and is thus NOT there. Meaning "no".

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35401 L35402 L35403 L35404 L35405 L35406 L35407
L18305 L18307 L18308 L18309 L18310 L18311 L18312
L18313 L18314 L18315 L18316 L18317 L18318 L18319
L18320 L18321 L18322 L18323 L18324 L18325

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B16048 B16049 B16050 B16051 B16052 B16053 B16054
B16055 B16056 B16057 B16058 B16059 B16060 B16061
B16062 B16063 B16064 B16065 B16066 B16067 B16068
B16069 B16070 B16071 B16072 B16073 B16074 B16075
B16076 B16077 B16078 B16079 B16080 B16081 B16082
B16083 B16084 B16085 B16086 B16087 B16088 B16089
B16090 B16091 B16092 B16093 B16094 B16095 B16096
B16097 B16098 B16099 B16100 B16101

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J25391 J25392 J25393 J25394 J25395 J25396 J25397
J25398 J25399 J25400 J25401 J25402 J25403 J25404
J25405 J25406 J25407 J25408 J25409 J25410 J25411
J25412 J25413 J25414 J25415 J25416 J25417 J25418
J25419 J25420 J25421 J25422 J25423 J25424 J25425
J25426 J25427 J25428 J25429 J25430 J25431 J25432
J25433 J25434 J25435 J25436 J25437 J25438 J25439
J25440 J25441 J25442 J25443 J25444 J25445 J25446
J25447 J25448 J25449 J25450 J25451 J25452 J25453
J25454 J25455 J25456 J25457 J25458 J25459 J25460
J25461 J25462 J25463 J25464 J25465 J25466 J25467
J25468 J25469 J25470 J25471 J25472 J25473 J25474
J25475 J25476 J25477 J25478 J25479 J25480 J25481
J25482 J25483 J25484 J25485 J25486 J25487 J25488
J25489 J25490 J25491 J25492 J25493 J25494 J25495
J25496 J25497 J25498 J25499 J25500 J25501 J25502
J25503 J25504 J25505 J25506 J25507 J25508 J25509
J25510 J25511 J25512 J25513 J25514 J25515 J25516
J25517 J25518 J25519 J25520 J25521 J25522 J25523
J25524 J25525 J25526 J25527 J25528 J25529 J25530
J25531 J25532 J25533 J25534 J25535 J25536 J25537
J25538 J25539 J25540 J25541 J25542 J25543 J25544
J25545 J25546 J25547 J25548 J25549 J25550 J25551
J25552 J25553 J25554 J25555 J25556 J25557 J25558
J25559 J25560 J25561 J25562 J25563 J25564 J25565
J25566 J25567 J25568 J25569 J25570 J25571 J25572
J25573 J25574 J25575 J25576 J25577 J25578 J25579
J25580 J25581 J25582 J25583 J25584 J25585 J25586
J25587 J25588 J25589 J25590 J25591 J25592 J25593
J25594 J25595 J25596 J25597 J25598 J25599 J25600
J25601 J25602 J25603 J25604 J25605 J25606 J25607
J25608 J25609 J25610 J25611 J25612 J25613 J25614
J25615 J25616 J25617 J25618 J25619 J25620 J25621
J25622 J25623 J25624 J25625 J25626 J25627 J25628
J25629 J25630

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