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
A pictograph of a long-necked, rounded alcohol container. Bird (as the tenth sign of the zodiac), west, and 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. are borrowed meanings. Distinguish 酉 from the similar 酋.
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