Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): bing3
the third of the ten "Celestial Stems" ( ) / another name for fire / the tail of a fish / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E19
GB2312-80 := B1FB

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E19
Big5 := A4FE

丙 bing4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 丙. Unclear origin, possibly a fire place. Meaning 3rd heavenly stem. *

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L35138 L35139 L35140 L17697 L17698 L17699 L17700
L17701 L17702 L17703 L17704 L17705 L17706 L17707
L17708 L17709

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B20266 B20267 B20268 B20269 B20270 B20271 B20272
B20273 B20274 B20275 B20276 B20277 B20278 B20279
B20280 B20281 B20282 B20283 B20284 B20285 B20286
B20287 B20288 B20289 B20290 B20291

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J30094 J30095 J30096 J30097 J30098 J30099 J30100
J30101 J30102 J30103 J30104 J30105 J30106 J30107
J30108 J30109 J30110 J30111 J30112 J30113 J30114
J30115 J30116 J30117 J30118 J30119 J30120 J30121
J30122 J30123 J30124 J30125

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