合 - Dong Chinese dictionary

to join

Depicts two mouths talking to each other.

Components
口 iconic component

  Iconic component

kǒu

  

mouth

口 iconic component

  Iconic component

kǒu

  

mouth

Evolution

合 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
合 Bronze script Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)

Bronze script

Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)
合 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

combine, unite, join; gather; to close; to join; to fit; to be equal to; whole; together; round (in battle); conjunction (astronomy); 1st note of pentatonic scale; old variant of [hé]

 

100 ml; one-tenth of a peck; measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth of sheng or liter, or one-hundredth dou

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variant of [hé]

Most common words with 合
Freq.
Word
Meaning

合作

to cooperate

适合

to fit

合适

suitable

to close

结合

to combine

Component uses

Meaning component in 5 characters

Sound component in 22 characters

鴿

Iconic component in 2 characters

Simplified component in 1 character