See also: 貨
In current form, Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic 化 () + semantic *hŋʷraːls贝 (“shell, money”) – valuable goods. 化 means “change”, so also connotation of “valuable goods that are exchanged, commodities”.
- KangXi: not present, would follow page 1213, character 21
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3627, character 2
- Unihan data for U+8D27