Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology

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Chinese Etymology


Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): yuan2
the graceful look of a flowing robe / a Chinese family name

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 8881
GB2312-80 := D4AC

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 8881
Big5 := B04B

袁 yuan2 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Compound pictograph 袁. From cloths 衣 and phonetic (also meaning drop spindle) 叀. Meaning robe.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L32077 L32078 L32079 L32080 L32081 L32082 L32083
L32084 L32085 L32086 L32087 L32088 L32089 L32090
L32091 L32092 L32093 L32094 L07418 L07419 L07410
L07411 L07412 L07413 L07414 L07415 L07416 L07417

Bronze (金文编) Characters - none known

Oracle (甲骨文) Characters - none known

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