兜 (radical 10 儿+9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 竹女竹山 (HVHU), four-corner 77217).
- KangXi: page 125, character 20
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1386
- Dae Jaweon: page 265, character 27
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 273, character 16
- Unihan data for U+515C
|Historical forms of the character 兜
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 (large seal) and
- Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Ideogrammic compound (會意): 𠑹 (“cover”) + 皃 (“head”): a helmet.
- tau - vernacular;
- to͘ - literary.
- helmet; hood
- to wrap; to encase
- to carry in a wrap
- bag; pouch
- plastic bag
- to pocket; to keep; to retain; to acquire dishonestly
- to reach
- to move around; to move in a circle; to canvass; to solicit
- to take responsibility for
- to relate in detail
- to peddle; to hawk
(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)
兜 • (du) (hangeul 두, revised du, McCune-Reischauer tu)
- (투구 두, tugu-): helmet (especially, made of iron)
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