allograph (different shape but same meaning)
connotation as a character part
abbreviated, abbreviation
contracted, contraction
extended meaning
government
kanji, ideograph, character
literal translation from the Shuowen Jiezi
modified, modification
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mijn hanzi, modification
opposite meaning or situation
when used as a character part
explanation according to Richard Sears (http://www.chineseetymology.org)
one of the 214 radicals in the traditional character classification system
situation chosen for evoking this meaning
suffix for counting units of objects, etc.
Unclassified by Joseph De Roo.
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knot, node, joint, section, seasons, passage, paragraph, section, beats (music), rhythm, time
  • quick beating with bamboo stick defining the rhythm at which a passage from a sutra should be read turning the tongues of the reciters in a knot
  • /shuttle going back and forth weaving cotton in a steady rhythm
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