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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RSa wine vessel wine bottle modf. to 西; ;
RSelegant, graceful, refinedelegant like a bird or like the teeth of an elephant
RSstrong, stimulating, very, cruel, severestrong brew from a flask resulting in strong and cruel stories from the fortuneteller
RScream, cheese, koumiss, dairy products, alcoholic drinkssomething ripened in a jar everyone can enjoy: alcohol or cheese
RSreef, jetty, submerged rocksstone where birds may sit
RS
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basic, original, field raising a small amount of food is basic to survival in the mountains ; ;
RSsource, origin, beginning, field, plainRS. small pure stream coming out of the cliff : source and origin of a mighty river, it passes subsequently through the fields and plains ; ;
RSsaltpeter, niter, tanmineral that's small part of a stone
RSthick, substantial, greatly, kind, friendshipthick cliff : having substantial weight, just like a good friendship
RShumiliate, insult, abuse, disgraceRS. be forced to work with the hands : disgrace or humiliation
RS
X
sharpen (a knife), polish (one's knowledge) 2 hands sharpening a tool against a stone ;
RSgrind, rub, study, research, polish, sharpen2 hands rubbing something against a stone : sharpening a knife with a whetstone; sharpening one's knowledge: study or research;
RSstone tablet, gravestone, monumentlow piece of stone : gravestone
RS
break, smash, broken, bustedsoldiers / smashing things with stones
RS
gun, cannondevice wrapped around a stone , if a fire is applied the cannon ejects the stone
RSadversity, difficulty, distress, crampedRS. a man kneeling in a cramped space : cramped in distress
RSsulfursulfur is a mineral that can be found at barren places
RS
rocks that water pounds against, stones in a river, interrupting and fretting the current, seashorewho knows how many / stones there are in the sea and rivers?
RSsand, pebbles, gravel, grittysmall stones
RS
desire, want, wish, ambition, petition, requestthe beginning of all desires lies in the head of a man /in his mind
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