光 - Dong Chinese dictionary

guāng

light

Pictograph of fire on top of a person.

Components
火 iconic component

  Iconic component

huǒ

  

fire

卩 iconic component

  Iconic component

jié

  

person kneeling

Evolution

光 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
光 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
光 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
光 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
光 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

guāng

light, brilliant, shine; only; light; ray; CL:[dào]; bright; merely; to use up

Most common words with 光
Freq.
Word
Meaning

light

阳光

sunshine

时光

time

目光

sight

光临

to attend

Component uses

Meaning component in 3 characters

耀

Sound component in 6 characters