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
牛 cow + 八 (Type 2 Phonetic) split right and left → split a cow in butchering it, the separate parts remaining in close proximity → half → part(ly).
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