犬 - Dong Chinese dictionary

quǎn

dog

Pictograph of a dog.

Evolution

犬 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

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

Bronze script

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

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

quǎn

dog; radical number 94; Kangxi radical 94

Most common words with 犬
Freq.
Word
Meaning

dog

猎犬

hound

狂犬病

rabies

警犬

police dog

牧羊犬

sheepdog

Component uses

Meaning component in 18 characters

Sound component in 4 characters

Iconic component in 5 characters

Unknown component in 2 characters