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
A pictograph of fine cloth draped about/over an object, the two ends of the cloth in neat alignment → cloth wrapped about the head. Width is a borrowed meaning.
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