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
然 (Type 1 Phonetic) burn + 火 fire → burn. 燃 was devised to replace 然 after the latter came to express its borrowed meanings.
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