狄 - Dong Chinese dictionary

tribe from northern china

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
犭 meaning component

  Meaning component

quǎn

  

dog

is a component form of .

火 sound component

  Sound component

huǒ

  

fire

Evolution

狄 Bronze script Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)

Bronze script

Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)
狄 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

tribe from northern china; surname; low ranking public official (old)

 

surname Di; generic name for northern ethnic minorities during the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC-220 AD)

Most common words with 狄
Freq.
Word
Meaning

surname Di

康涅狄格州

Connecticut, US state

狄仁杰

Di Renjie (607-700), Tang dynasty politician, prime minister under Wu Zetian, subsequently hero of legends

狄更斯

Dickens (name)

康涅狄格

Connecticut, US state

Component uses

Sound component in 2 characters