端 - Dong Chinese dictionary

duān

end

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
立 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

stand

耑 sound component

  Sound component

duānzhuān

  

specialized

Evolution

端 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

duān

end, extreme; head; beginning; end; extremity; item; port; to hold sth level with both hands; to carry; regular

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duān

old variant of [duān]; start; origin

Most common words with 端
Freq.
Word
Meaning

end

极端

extreme

终端

end

开端

start

顶端

summit