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 –
Kanji Search Results
S/B and SIS are pictographs of a foot/leg in forward motion → go; reach. This and of are borrowed meanings.
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