Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

会意 (會意) huìyì

  1. huìyì noun combined ideogram
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: One of the Six Methods 六书 of forming Chinese characters, Chinese character that combines the meanings of existing elements, also known as joint ideogram or associative compounds / to comprehend without being told (CC-CEDICT '會意')
  2. huìyì verb to comprehend without being told explicitly / to cotton on / knowing (smile, glance etc)
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '會意')

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会意字

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷八‧日部》 Scroll 8, Rì Radical 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《哭部》 Kū Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《言部》 Yán Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《攴部》 Pū Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《囗部》 Wéi Radical 1