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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outside, foreign, outside, other, remove, be out of place in early evening fortune tellers sit outside along the streets ; ;
RS𡖄out, outside, external, foreign to read the heavenly sign the fortune teller has to go outside; old variant 𡖄: from and 𠁡 ; ;
RSloosen, unfasten, untie, unravel, explainRS. knife separating the horn from the cow ; explanation is unravelling of the truth
RS
fresh, new, delicious, rare, fewRS. fish and sheep to eat: tasty and fresh
RSmeet, come across, happen, flatterwalking in a lush forest : you happen to meet someone
RS
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sex, coloropen mouth shielded by the hand : man making a sexual proposal; change of color on the other person's face ; ;
RScolor, tint, hue, shade, form, body, beauty, desire for beautysomething beautiful makes the mouth fall open and results in people desiring it; ;
RSwrap, pack, bundle, packagesomething wrapped around something else
RSdangerous, precarious, high
  • mouth falling open, looking upwards at the sight of a kneeling person on top of a cliff : dangerous behaviour in a high location
  • open mouth in the face of adversity
RS
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make efforts strong men showing their strength
RS
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exempt, dismiss, escape, avoid con.: strong men: loud mouths on high legs do as they please and go free; ; ;
RSendeavor, make effort, urgewith huge strength one can escape from anything
RSescape, spare, excuse from, evade
  • people with three mouths can escape and find excuses from anything
  • escape like a rabbit
; ; ;
RSflee, escape, break loose, live in retirement, easemotion like a rabbit : flee; person who has fled lives in retirement and is at ease
RS
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urgent, sudden, steep, hurry open mouth and hand on the heart ; ; ;
RS𢚩quick, quickly, urgent, pressingrunning with open mouth and stressfully holding hand on the heart ; ; ;
RS
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evening moon rising from behind a mountain 𣄼 : 西 ; :
RS
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many, much "many moons ago..."; with : the only 2 k. sit. where the word -"many"- is spoken ;
RSevening, night, dusk; slanted in the evening, at dusk, the half moon rises: ; it has a slanted appearance 𣄼 : 西 ; :
RS𡖇much, many, more than, over if one sees the moon twice you have drunk too much; old variant: 𡖇 ;
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