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.

Characters

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RSsee, observe, view, appearance, outlook, lookmodf. ; men 𠂉𠂉 seeing from above like a flying bird ()
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arrow
RSarrow, dart, vow, swear arrowhead ; a vow enters the heart like an arrow 𠤕
RSsmile, laugh, giggle, snickerlaughing makes one feel like young bamboo
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build, erect, buildingsomething strong built from wood and bamboo : a building
RSscheme, plan, to whip, urgethorny plan written on bamboo slats
RSfast, quick, clever, smarthand doing everything fast is smart
RSshort, brief, deficient, lackingtime needed for an arrow to cross the distance of one bean : short
RSbamboo flute, whistlewhen bamboo is being blown into it causes sound
RSearthen crock or jar, rad. 121a jar with a lid
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pipe, jurisdiction, tube bamboo scepter of a govt. official ;
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reply, respond, answer bamboo is flexible and reacts; it responds to many uses and is together with, is part of, our daily life
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know, inform student who knows the answer; it comes with the swiftness and accuracy of an arrow out of his mouth ; opp. sit.: ; ; ; ;
RSknow, perceive, comprehend knowledge shoots like an arrow out of the mouth ; ; ; ;
RSanswer, reply, return, assent tocombine bamboo slats to write down an answer
RSpipe, tube, duct, woodwind music, control, jurisdictionofficial holding a bamboo stick to control the crowds; bamboo whistle of the policeman
RSnumerary adjunct, piece, singlea strong and hard single piece of unbroken bamboo
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simple, small plank for writing on the oldest and simplest books were made of narrow bamboo slats vertically arranged with spaces in between and connected with string; k. were written in vertical order and many sketches of things oblong and horizontal, were placed vertically. The slats were drawn up into scrolls held in the left hand; the right hand was used for writing or pulling the scroll while reading. This is the origin of the top-bottom right-left order in writing ; 簿 ;
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𥳑simple, terse, succinct, lettergate made of bamboo : simple structure made in brief time; letter made of slips of bamboo with space between
RSrecord, register, list, census, membership plow tracks into bamboo to record someone's membership
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