Learn Chinese Mandarin Chinese Character Etymology
|Definition||nation, country, nation-state|
|Simplified form is 国. Created as generic character simplification #38 (國 » 国) via replacement of character component.|
This character is also a phonetic component, i.e., it supplies the pronunciation part of characters that consist of a phonetic and a signific component.
- YellowBridge Dictionary User's Guide: Character Etymology Results Tab
- Chinese Extension Fonts. Read this if some Chinese characters appear as little squares instead.