夂 (Kangxi radical 34, 夂+0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 竹水 (HE) or X竹水 (XHE), four-corner 27400, composition ⿻𠂊㇏)
- Kangxi radical #34, ⼡.
- KangXi: page 244, character 17
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5691
- Dae Jaweon: page 484, character 22
- Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 867, character 15
- Unihan data for U+5902
This character is usually written as the top component of a character such as in 冬, 各, 㣊, 夅, 夆, 备 or as a side component in 处, 処 and is not to be confused with 夊 which is often written as the bottom component of a character or 攵 which is often written as the right component of a character.
|simp. and trad.
- Etymology 1
|Historical forms of the character 夂|
|Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)|
|Small seal script|
- Shuowen: Ideogram (指事) – two legs (𠂊) followed by something from behind (㇏) – to approach from behind.
- Etymology 2
- Pictogram (象形) – the knot at the end of a cord; ancient form of 終 ("[to] end").
- Etymology 3
- See 夊 (suī).
|For pronunciation and definitions of 夂 – see 終 (“end; ending; termination; to come to an end; etc.”).|
(This character, 夂, is a variant form of 終.)
|For pronunciation and definitions of 夂 – see 夊 (“of going, slow; etc.”).|
(This character, 夂, is a variant form of 夊.)
As a component of other characters, 夂 can be referred to as 折文兒／折文儿 or 冬字頭／冬字头.
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