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U+37A2, 㞢
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-37A2

[U+37A1]
CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A
[U+37A3]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 45, +1, 4 strokes, cangjie input 山一 (UM), composition)

Descendants[edit]

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Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character


References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Pictogram (象形) — a cattle head with horns. In the oracle bone script, and are different characters. In early oracle bone script, was borrowed to represent (OC *ɢʷɯʔ, “to have”). In late oracle bone script, was replaced by (OC *ɢʷɯs, “right hand”). Post-Qin dictionaries often treat as an ancient form of (OC *tjɯ).

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to have; to possess; there is; to exist; etc.”).
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)