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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RS
single, one of pair, lone, counter for shipvery seldomly a hand may catch a single bird standing on the deck of a ship; ; ; ;
RS
X
life, be alive, revive, bring to life, let live, give birth, be born, grow, make grow, pure, raw, draft beer) (branches 𠂉 of the holly tree planted on a field to grow new trees; this typical process = symbolic for creating new life ; ; ; ;
RS𤯓life, living, lifetime, birth branches of a plant or tree 𤯓 being slashed off: the branch grows back and if you plant the cut off part it becomes a new plant ; ; ; ;
𠂒𠂒RSweapon 𠂒; con.: horns
RS𡉯𤚴𪋂壮male of animals; bolt of doorRS. cow and (in context it indicates a penis)
RSsacrificial animal, livestock, animallively cow
RS
advance, make progress, entergo as fast as a bird /go as fast as one falls down a mine shaft
RSbird, rad. 172 ; ; ; ,
RStell, announce, inform, accuse
  • using the mouth with horns
  • fortuneteller reads the future in the cracks of the burnt horns
RSconstruct, build, make, begin, preparemouth with horns telling everyone that he's going to construct or make something
RS
𩵋fish, rad. 195
  • open mouth , body and tail :
  • /one sees only it's open mouth and body when it comes above the water
; al. 𩵋:
RSpositive, yes, certainly, pledge, promise, sort of thing, soRS. dog meat cooked on a fire : good food giving a lot of positive energy
RS
X
winterwhen you need 3 legs: hand with walking stick on ice ; that's when the holly bears berries; ; ;
RS𠔙winter, 11th lunar monthwhen one walks on ice ; ;
RS
X
sacrifice to, worship hand offering meat on the altar ; opp. sit. ; ; ;
RSsacrifice to, worshipRS. hand putting meat on the altar for the gods ; ; ;
RS
whalecapital fish
RS
X
angle, horn, (outside) corner open mouth blowing a horn ; ;
RShorn, angle, corner, point mouth blowing a horn ; a horn always has an angle ; ;
RSmonme, 3.75 grams, Japanese unit of weight (1/1000 of a kan)hand measuring two things which are now crossed (they are the same)
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