Seal Radical-Ovum (“gp-shaped”) Analysis

by Jennifer Ball







© January 28, 2011, revised 12/22/2016

ovum

luan3 (leon2 leon5 lo5)

hatch, sit on eggs

fu1 (fu1)

eggshells

kai4 ke2 (dik1 hok3)

fertile eggs; (Cant.) rotten, muddled dyun6 wo5 (duan4)

pretty; charming girl

chat

mao2 (mau5)

liao3

willow tree; pleasure, fallen woman

liu3 (lau5)

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(old) minister; (old) term of endearment between

spouses; thou (poet.)
qing1 (hing 1)




noble, high officer

to feel or touch with hands; to hold, to lay the hand on, to
cover

jiu4 liu3 yu2 (lau5)

yellow dirt mount

mao3 (no Cant.)

one of the 28 constellations, the Pleiades mao3 (maau5)

rivet
liu3 mao3
(maau5)
(compare 錨 mao2 anchor; “rivet” and “anchor” have the same relationship as do the synonyms for “pretty girl”: 媌, 㚹—all of them some
form of “mao.”And 㑤 “(same as 媌) good looking, a prostitute).”

species of grass, water mallows

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mao3 mao2 (maau5)




still waters; river in Jiangsu

mao3 mao2 liu3 (maau5)

movement of a horse, a horse with enormous speed and staying power, a horse with white abdominal region
ang2 (ngong4)

lofty; high; raise; high-priced





ang2 yang3 (joeng5
ngong4)

a seal / a stamp / a chop / to print / to stamp / to imprint / an
imprint / a mark / a Chinese family name


yin4


(gwaan3)

child’s hairstyle bound in two tufts; ore

guan4

(girl pre-fertile)

to join or connect the vine

jiu1 (no Cant.)

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to ally; to unite; to join

involve




(mau6)

lian2 (lyun4)

mountain pass; to close; to shut; to turn off; to concern; to



guan1 (gwaan1)

with big eyes

(Cant. only: goi1 hai4)

plants

hui3 hui4 (no Cant.)

gather together, collect; harvest

shou1 (sau1)

young dragon

qiu2 (kau4)

Sources:
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki
http://ctext.org/dictionary.pl?if=en
http://www.mandarintools.com/
http://www.cojak.com
http://www.internationalscientific.org/
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