Kanji: 上 (German translation)

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1. Bedeutung:darauf, oben, nach oben, erst, aufwärts, hinaufsteigen, Oberfläche, darüber, obere Seite usw. 2. Readings: Kunyomi (訓読み): あ.がり, -あ.がり, あ.がる, -あ.がる, あ.げる, -あ.げる, うえ, -うえ, うわ-, かみ, のぼ.す, のぼ.せる, のぼ.り, のぼ.る, よ.す Onyomi (音読み): シャン, ショウ, ジョウ Japanische Namen: あおい, あげ, い, か, かき, かず, かん, こう, のぼり, ほつ Chinesische Lesungen: shǎng, shàng 3. Etymologie 上 gehört zu 指事文字 (しじもじ, shijimoji, d.h. einer Gruppe von Schriftzeichen, die simple abstrakte … [Read more...]

Kanji: 人

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1. Meaning:person 2. Readings: Kunyomi (訓読み): と, ひと, -り Onyomi (音読み): ジン, ニン Japanese names: じ, と, ね, ひこ, ふみ, ニン Chinese reading: rén 3. Etymology 人 belongs to the 象形文字 (しょうけいもじ, shōkeimoji, i.e., set of characters of pictographic origin). It is a pictograph of the left-hand side profile of a standing person. According to the 說文解字 (pinyin: shūowén jiězì, i.e. “Explaining Simple [Characters] and Analyzing Compound Characters”) from the 2nd century … [Read more...]

Kanji: 森 (German translation)

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1. Bedeutung:Wald, Forst 2. Lesungen: Kunyomi (訓読み): もり Onyomi (音読み): シン Japanische Namen: もと Chinesische Lesung: sēn 3. Etymologie 森gehört zu 会意文字 (かいいもじ, kaii moji, d.h. zu der Gruppe von Schriftzeichen, die aus einer Kombination von zwei oder mehr Piktogrammen besteht bzw. Schriftzeichen, deren Bedeutung auf einem abstrakten Konzept basiert). 森 folgt einem Konzept von drei Piktogrammen des Schriftzeichens für Baum (木, き, ki), kombiniert in einem einzigen … [Read more...]

Kanji: 森

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1. Meaning:forest, woods 2. Readings: Kunyomi (訓読み): もり Onyomi (音読み): シン Japanese names: もと Chinese reading: sēn 3. Etymology 森 belongs to the 会意文字 (かいいもじ, kaii moji, i.e. set of characters that are a combination of two or more pictographs, or characters whose meaning was based on an abstract concept). 森 follows a concept of three pictographs of a tree (木, き, ki) combined in one character, and it emphasises thick tree growth, i.e. woods. The definition … [Read more...]

Kanji: 上

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1. Meaning:above, up, elder, ascend, summit, surface, on, superiority, etc. 2. Readings: Kunyomi (訓読み): あ.がり, -あ.がり, あ.がる, -あ.がる, あ.げる, -あ.げる, うえ, -うえ, うわ-, かみ, のぼ.す, のぼ.せる, のぼ.り, のぼ.る, よ.す Onyomi (音読み): シャン, ショウ, ジョウ Japanese names: あおい, あげ, い, か, かき, かず, かん, こう, のぼり, ほつ Chinese reading: shǎng, shàng 3. Etymology 上 belongs to the 指事文字 (しじもじ, shijimoji, i.e. set of characters expressing simple abstract concepts). The original idea expressed by the oracle … [Read more...]

Kanji: 小

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1. Meaning:little, small 2. Readings: Kunyomi (訓読み): お-, こ-, さ-, ちい.さい Onyomi (音読み): ショウ Japanese names: いさら, こう, さざ, しゃお, ちいさ Chinese reading: xiǎo 3. Etymology 小 belongs to the 象形文字 (しょうけいもじ, shōkeimoji, i.e., set of characters of pictographic origin). It is a pictograph of scattered tiny objects, possibly shells or precious stones. It is a historical fact that at the end of the Neolithic Era (10,000 B.C. – 8,000 B.C.) ancient Chinese began to use shells as … [Read more...]

Kanji: 女

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1. Meaning:female, woman 2. Readings: Kunyomi (訓読み): おんな, め Onyomi (音読み): ジョ, ニョ, ニョウ Japanese names: おな, た, つき, な Chinese reading: nǔ, rǔ 3. Etymology 女 belongs to the 象形文字 (しょうけいもじ, shōkeimoji, i.e. set of characters of pictographic origin). It is a pictograph of a woman kneeling on the ground, shown with her arms entangled, holding a garment. The definition of the character 女 found in “Explaining Simple (Characters) and Analyzing Compound Characters” … [Read more...]