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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RSmorality; virtues, behavior; conduct modf.
RS𢛳ethics, morality, virtue when heart, mind and feelings are honest one comes to virtue
RS
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truth, reality, exactly, pure many eyes on a podium see what really goes on ; ;
RSreal, actual, true, genuine
  • see if a man is straight 𥄂
  • pry open many shells to find out the truth
  • RS. something straight put on a table to look at
; ;
RS
soft, flexible, pliable, weak
  • RS. a man drawn cart : flexible, might be a weak link
  • characteristic which most cars lack
RSthorn, see
RS
X
east sun rising behind the trees , starting its course to the west; con.: sunrise, straight line from east to west ; ;
RS
east, eastern, eastward
  • lit.: sun shining through the trees in the morning: the sun rises in the east
  • con. early in the morning
; ;
RSbind, control, restrain, baleRS. bag tied at both ends: : it's contents are restrained
RS𧫷quick, prompt, speedyto tie your laces while walking you have to be quick
RS
X
govt. official hand 𠂇 controlling a group 𠮛 of people ; 使
RSgovernment official, magistratehand 𠂇 with a pen writing what is said
RSancient, old, reason, becauseold hand doing things nobody remembers reason for
RSspread, diffuse, apply, painthand working to spread news
RS
compare, comparatively, moreRS. compete by racing carts together
RS
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turn, change, roll over, tumble, fall down, make roll over, knock down 2 individuals taking turns while travelling by palanquin ; ;
RSshift, move, turn the wheel speaks (squeak) when it turns ; ;
RSlight, easy, simple, gentleit's easy to plow with the aid of a tractor instead of doing it only by hand ; moving by cart instead of by hand is lighter
RS
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light (weight)the straight part of a palanquin is the light bamboo carrying pole; opp.: same sit.
RSorderly, organize, neat, tidy, wholeRS. imperial decrees order society so that everything is right
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