Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary
(A comprehensive Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary for the Web)
An Etymological Dictionary of Chinese Character Interpretations
By Lawrence J. Howell
– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –
Kanji Search Results
S/B shows two crossing lines between two parallel lines. The meaning five may be connected with the idea that, when counting to ten on one hand, a person first counts to five, then crosses back the other way to reach ten.
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