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|(surname); 4th heavenly stem; a Chinese surname||
letter; symbol; character; word
|simp. and trad.
- The character 字, in this sense means -shaped, while the character 丁 just signifies a capital T shape. Literally, it could mean 丁-shaped.
- c. 1330 - 1400: Luo Guanzhong, Romance of the Three Kingdoms/Chapter 5