尘 (Kangxi radical 42, 小+3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 火土 (FG) or X火土 (XFG), composition ⿱小土)
- Kangxi Dictionary: page 297, character 6
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7484
- Dae Jaweon: page 591, character 8
- Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 419, character 5
- Unihan data for U+5C18
Simplified from 塵 (鹿 → 小), making an ideogrammic compound (會意／会意): semantic 小 (“small”) + semantic 土 (“earth”).
According to the Kangxi dictionary, 尘 is an ancient form of 塵. This character is also used in simplified Chinese.