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Character Formation
Definition touch; butt, ram, gore
Formation
Method
  1. (形声) Pictophonetic. (horn) suggests the meaning while provides the sound.
Simplification
Method
Simplified form is . Created as unique simplification #39 ( » ) via omission of part of the traditional character.
Character Decomposition
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Chinese characters or pinyin syllables

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