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U+4E29, 丩
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E29

[U+4E28]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E2A]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 2, +1, 2 strokes, cangjie input 女中 (VL) or XX女中 (XXVL), four-corner 22700, composition𠄌)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 78, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 68
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 49, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4E29

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
丩-oracle.svg 丩-bronze.svg 丩-bronze-spring.svg 丩-silk.svg 丩-slip.svg 丩-seal.svg 丩-bigseal.svg


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) – to entangle; to intertwine – original form of .

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to investigate; to inspect; to correct”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to connect or graft a vine

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune–Reischauer ku)

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