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 –
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As per (the previous form of) 黄 (Type 1 Phonetic) (stretch far) + 木 tree/wood → bars extending at length → side; horizontal → width; breadth; woof (thread); lie/lay down.
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