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 and Hikaru Morimoto
– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –
Kanji Search Results
As per 干 (Type 1 Phonetic) (thick bar) + 車 vehicle → long, upward-curving shafts attached to a cart → rise high; eaves (← shape association) → house; counter for houses.
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