Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zhi4
[rare pronunciation]

English Senses For (英文): zhi1
to go to / to leave for / to arrive at / zigzag / winding / an expletive / third person objective case ( it / her / him / them ) / ( this / that / these / those / ( possessive particle ) of

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 4E4B
GB2312-80 := D6AE

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 4E4B
Big5 := A4A7

之 zhi1 zhi4 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

之止夊久步夂廴癶舛足走辵辶韋韦 all have feet in them. One or Two, pointing up, down, right or left. (They all have to do with motion, see 步)

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 之㞢𡳿. Augmentation of foot 止 going forward from 一. Originally indicating to go forward .

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L30055 L30056 L30048 L30049 L30050 L30051 L30052
L30053 L30054 L01016 L01017 L01018 L01019 L01020
L01021 L01022 L01023 L01024 L01025 L01026 L01027
L01028 L01029 L01030 L01031 L01032 L01033 L01034
L01035 L01036 L01037 L01038 L01039 L01040 L01041
L01042 L01043 L01044 L00998 L00999 L01000 L01001
L01002 L01003 L01004 L01005 L01006 L01007 L01008
L01009 L01010 L01011 L01012 L01013 L01014 L01015

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B09079 B09080 B09081 B09082 B09083 B09084 B09085
B09086 B09087 B09088 B09089 B09090 B09091 B09092
B09093 B09094 B09095 B09096 B09097 B09098 B09099
B09100 B09101 B09102 B09103 B09104 B09105 B09106
B09107 B09108 B09109 B09110 B09111 B09112 B09113
B09114 B09115 B09116 B09117 B09118 B09119 B09120
B09121 B09122 B09123 B09124 B09125 B09126 B09127
B09128 B09129 B09130 B09131 B09132 B09133 B09134
B09135 B09136 B09137 B09138 B09139 B09140 B09141
B09142 B09143 B09144 B09145 B09146 B09147 B09148
B09149 B09150 B09151 B09152 B09153 B09154 B09155
B09156 B09157 B09158 B09159 B09160 B09161 B09162
B09163 B09164 B09165 B09166 B09167 B09168 B09169
B09170 B09171 B09172 B09173 B09174 B09175 B09176
B09177 B09178 B09179 B09180 B09181 B09182

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J14583 J14584 J14585 J14586 J14587 J14588 J14589
J14590 J14591 J14592 J14593 J14594 J14595 J14596
J14597 J14598 J14599 J14600 J14601 J14602 J14603
J14604 J14605 J14606 J14607 J14608 J14609 J14610
J14611 J14612 J14613 J14614 J14615 J14616 J14617
J14618 J14619 J14620 J14621 J14622 J14623 J14624
J14625 J14626 J14627 J14628 J14629 J14630 J14631
J14632 J14633 J14634 J14635 J14636 J14637 J14638
J14639 J14640 J14641 J14642 J14643 J14644 J14645
J14646 J14647 J14648 J14649 J14650 J14651 J14652
J14653 J14654 J14655 J14656 J14657 J14658 J14659
J14660 J14661 J14662 J14663 J14664 J14665 J14666
J14667 J14668 J14669 J14670 J14671 J14672 J14673
J14674 J14675 J14676 J14677 J14678 J14679 J14680
J14681 J14682 J14683 J14684 J14685 J14686 J14687
J14688 J14689 J14690 J14691 J14692 J14693 J14694
J14695 J14696 J14697 J14698 J14699 J14700 J14701
J14702 J14703 J14704 J14705 J14706 J14707 J14708
J14709 J14710 J14711 J14712 J14713 J14714 J14715
J14716 J14717 J14718 J14719 J14720 J14721 J14722
J14723 J14724 J14725 J14726 J14727 J14728 J14729
J14730 J14731 J14732 J14733 J14734 J14735 J14736
J14737 J14738 J14739 J14740 J14741 J14742 J14743
J14744 J14745 J14746 J14747 J14748 J14749 J14750
J14751 J14752 J14753 J14754 J14755 J14756 J14757
J14758 J14759 J14760 J14761 J14762 J14763 J14764
J14765 J14766 J14767 J14768 J14769 J14770 J14771
J14772 J14773 J14774 J14775 J14776 J14777 J14778
J14779 J14780 J14781 J14782 J14783 J14784 J14785
J14786 J14787 J14788 J14789 J14790 J14791 J14792
J14793 J14794 J14795 J14796 J14797 J14798 J14799
J14800 J14801 J14802 J14803 J14804 J14805 J14806
J14807 J14808 J14809 J14810 J14811 J14812 J14813
J14814 J14815 J14816 J14817 J14818 J14819 J14820
J14821 J14822 J14823 J14824 J14825 J14826 J14827
J14828 J14829 J14830 J14831 J14832 J14833 J14834
J14835 J14836 J14837 J14838 J14839 J14840 J14841
J14842 J14843 J14844 J14845 J14846 J14847 J14848

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