章 - Dong Chinese dictionary

zhāng

composition

Origin unclear.

Components
立 unknown component

  Unknown component

  

stand

The purpose of this component is unclear.

早 unknown component

  Unknown component

zǎo

  

early

The purpose of this component is unclear.

Evolution

章 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
章 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

zhāng

composition; chapter, section; chapter; section; clause; movement (of symphony); seal; badge; regulation; order

 

Zhāng

surname Zhang

Most common words with 章
Freq.
Word
Meaning

文章

article

chapter

勋章

medal

徽章

badge

规章

rule

Component uses

Meaning component in 1 character

Sound component in 13 characters

Unknown component in 2 characters