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
S/B combines 囗 (Type 1 Phonetic) circular enclosure with a pair of crossing feet → circumambulate or patrol an enclosure. (Tanned) leather is from the idea of a pelt worn about the body.
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