峨 - Dong Chinese dictionary

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lofty

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. Simplified form of .

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

我 sound component

  Sound component

  

I; me

Evolution

峨 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
峨 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

é

lofty; name of a mountain

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é

variant of [é]

Most common words with 峨
Freq.
Word
Meaning

lofty

峨眉

Emei township in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县[Xīn​zhú​Xiàn], northwest Taiwan

巍峨

lofty

峨眉山

Emeishan city

峨眉山市

Emeishan county level city in Leshan 樂山|乐山[Lè​shān], Sichuan