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

Characters


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RS
record, annal, historical account, chroniclesthe weaving strings of history put down in weaving lines of writing
RS
pure, clean, simple, honesta line of sprouts in the fields: pure and simple things
RSto grant, to allow, to consentRS. individual man saying something: yes → consent
RS
govern, command, control, unite, generationmature person holding the reigns of power: unite and govern
RSidle, remiss, negligent, neglect, lazinessmind under a podium : idle and lazy
RS
manner, bearing, attitude
  • a heart standing up to many people
  • /having a fat heart
RS
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how many? how much? a few, some person weaving threads with a shuttle : how many must pass above and below the warp to create a pattern?; cone: weaving:
RS
how many? how much? a few, some
  • confronting garrisons weaving amongst themselves across the landscape in a battle, how many fall in battle? how many survive?
  • /how many bees are there in the hive ?
RS
weave, knit, organize, unite
  • sound of the loom (like a spear) going up and down weaving thread
  • /person weaving threads
RS
spin, achievementsone's duty to spin the thread of the silk cocoons
RS
calamity, disaster, catastropheoverflowing rivers and fires provoke the greatest disasters/a roof on fire
RSpatrol, go on circuit, cruisego along the river : patrol or go on the river : cruise
RS
practice, drill, exercise, trainpractising / tai chi lines / in the morning outside/practising writing lines to write a letter
RS
twist, wring, intertwine, winchstrings being mixed : intertwine, twist
RS
line, streak, stripe, wrinkle, family creststrings interweaved like sentences
RS
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level, rank, class, grade (hold one's position in a hierarchical line ) ;
RS
level, rank, class, grade persons extending hands to others in the same line : people from the same hierarchical rank, class, level ;
RS
thin silk, damask silk, design, figured cloth, twillsilk used by slow going emperors
RS
slow, leisurely, postpone, delay, loosen
  • leading string in the right position (weaving) is slow work
  • hands loosening the string
RS
X
picturepainting on silk in the meeting room; that's also where the best wood, cypress is used;
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