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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

– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –

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三 (3)   サン    ; み(つ・っつ)   


Three slender lines serving as an abstract representation of the concept of three. In Chinese, "three" often suggests a group, or many (compare and in this word family, as well as and other characters with tripled elements such as 喿 as described in , 畾 as described in and so on).


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