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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RSsocial custom, manners, courtesy, bow, salutemysterious customs at the altar : non-initiated have no idea what happens; bend before the altar : bow
RS
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see, regard as (look at the ancestors venerated on the altar and regard them as one's example)
RS
𥄙look at, inspect, observe, see
RSpray for happiness or blessings, celebrate, congratulatebrother going to the altar to pray for happiness for one of his siblings: cause for celebration and congratulations if it comes true
RSbare, nude, undress, stripa stripper reaps the fruit of letting one's clothes fall off
RSrepeat, double, overlaprepeated clothes : overlap
RSbedding, cover, spread, reach, put on, wear, sufferclothes used like a skin : cover for a bed or wearing it in case one suffers
RS
reverse side, lining, last half of a baseball inning the inside of clothes resembles the patched clothes of the people in a village
RS
X
association, company, Shinto shrine, Shinto shrine the place where people live and work around the ancestral altar ; ; ;
RSgod of the soil and altars to him, group of families, company, society, shrine
  • families/companies/societies are all organized around places with special significance
  • place with an altar
; ; ;
RSancestor, forefather, grandfathervenerated at the table of the altar
RShappiness, blessings, good luckstop and stand in front of the altar to pray for happiness and good luck
RShappiness, good fortune, blessingoffering a full jar on the altar for luck and happiness
RSabundant, rich, plentifulthe rich have river flows of clothes
RS
X
cold, wintry, chilly when the house well has a thick layer of ice ; ;
RS𡫮𡫾cold, wintry, chillyRS. building using straw (𡨄) to protect a man from the ice ; ;
RS
kiln, oven, furnace, coal mine pit
  • hole in which one can cook a lamb
  • /hole which can be closed like a jar : oven
RSexamine, investigate, notice, guesspriests examining the donations to be enshrined at the temple altar, guessing it's worth
RSlineage, religion, believeRS. house of worship
RScolleague, hut, shackhouse made of wet wood : hut
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