Pictogram (象形): 氏 (“(bowing figure)”) + 一 – as with 氏, but a line underneath: a bowing figure standing on the ground.
氐 (radical 83 氏+1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹心一 (HPM), 竹女心戈 (HVPI), four-corner 72740, composition ⿱氏丶, ⿱氏一)
- name of an ancient tribe
As a component of complex characters, may have sense of “down, low” from the bowing, stooping figure, as in 低 and 底; compare more abstract 下.
- KangXi: page 597, character 19
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17027
- Dae Jaweon: page 988, character 31
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2130, character 2
- Unihan data for U+6C10
Last modified on 8 March 2014, at 07:56
氐 (jeo) (hangeul 저, revised jeo, McCune-Reischauer chŏ, Yale ce)